Members of Kashmir Orphans Relief Trust (KORT), an NGO working in earthquake affected areas of AJ & K, called on Prime Minister

November 04, 2019


Members of Kashmir Orphans Relief Trust (KORT), an NGO working in earthquake affected areas of AJ & K, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today. Minister for Kashmir Affairs Mr. Ali Amin Khan Gandapur and other senior officials were also present during the meeting.

The delegation apprised the Prime Minister about the relief and rehabilitation work being undertaken by the organisation for the residents of AJ&K in the aftermath of the recent earthquake. The members informed the Prime Minister that they are facilitating the people affected by the earthquake, particularly those families whose houses were completely destroyed, in rebuilding through the organisation’s resources. The organisation has planned to build approximately 100 houses at their original site in future, the delegation further informed the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Imran Khan appreciated the efforts of the Kashmir Orphans Relief Trust and said that the Federal Government has mobilized all the resources to mitigate the suffering of the people of AJ &K in terms of immediate relief and rehabilitation. The Prime Minister said that rehabilitation efforts undertaken by KORT are worth emulating.

The delegation included Ch. Akhtar, Mr. Asim Shaukat, Mr. Imtiaz Butt and Mr. Muhammad Shakeel.