PESHAWAR - Custom Health Care Society of Pakistan distributed relief goods and food packages of Rs500 million among internally displaced families of North Waziristan Agency.

Collector Customs and President Custom Health Care Society of Pakistan Dr Asif Mahmood Jah said they would not let IDPs alone in this critical hour. The packages included food items, 1600 solar fans, new cloths, shoes, mates and mosquito nets and medicines.

The organisation also set up three medical centres permanently in FR Bannu, Bannu City and Lakki Marwat. A mobile ambulance was also sent to remote areas where more than five thousands patients were diagnosed and given medicines free of cost.

Dr Asif said that like participation in various functions of Independence Day, they would also celebrate Defence Day with these IDPs. He reiterated that on Defence Day, declamation contest would be organised to entertain the war-affected families.

Dr Asif promised that Custom Health Care Society would also reconstruct the damaged houses of the IDPs after their repatriation. The spokesman said the philanthropists belonging to Punjab are also cooperating in this regard.

The society also set up relief medical camps in various temples and churches of Christian community. They also arranged medicines and maternity care goods for the IDPs.

KP people to attend JI's Lahore

congregation in Nov: Prof. Ibrahim

Jamaat Islami (JI) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Prof. Mohammad Ibrahim Khan has said that thousands of people from the province will attend JI's All Pakistan Congregation in Lahore to be held in November.

"The congregation will take place at Minar-e-Pakistan," he said this while speaking at a meeting in Peshawar.

He said the main objective of Jamaat Islami was to implement Sharia in the country for which it has been struggling hard. He stressed upon party workers to pass on party messages to each and everyone.

He said the JI proposed congregation in Lahore would be attended by thousands of people from the province. In the prevailing situation, he said, the JI has played a vital role to defuse political tension.

Besides others, the meeting was also attended by JI Provincial General Secretary Shabir Ahmad Khan, Vice Ameer Dr Iqbal Khalil, Maulana Mohammad Ismail, Bahrullah and others.