Germany donates 24 ambulances, medical equipment to Pak army for relief work
ISLAMABAD, Nov 10 (APP): The German Ministry of Defence has donated 24 ambulances and medical equipment to Pakistan Army as relief assistance for the flood victims. Twelve ambulances were shipped Monday, whereas the remaining 12 will be shipped on completion of refurbishment work.
The keys of the ambulances were handed over to Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany Shahid Ahmed Kamal, in a ceremony held at the premises of Refurbishing Company, MWBF at Langen near Bremerhaven.
Pakistan’s Defence Attache Brigadier Raja Rizwan Ali Haider signed donation documents of vehicles on behalf of the Embassy and Ministry of Defence. Representatives of German Ministry of Defence and MWBF were also present on this occasion.
Thorsten Zerbe, German Defence Ministry’s representative speaking on this occasion, appreciated the role of Pakistan Army it played during the rescue and relief operation in the wake of recent devastating floods in Pakistan.
He said provision of these ambulances would certainly augment Pak Army’s efforts to save lives of many people who have suffered as a consequence of this natural calamity.
Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany Shahid A. Kamal thanked the German Ministry of Defence for donating ambulances for relief activiities.
He said the government and people of Pakistan would never forget the support and cooperation extended by the people and Government of Germany at this hour of need.