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Relief goods worth billions rotting away in PIA warehouses

Relief goods worth billions rotting away in PIA warehouses

KARACHI: Goods worth Rs 3.5 billion, sent to Pakistan by friendly countries for the assistance of the millions of displaced flood survivors, are rotting away in the import section warehouses of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Pakistan Today has learnt.
“These goods include food and medicines from friendly nations, which wanted to show their goodwill towards Pakistan at its time of need,” a source privy to the matter said. “The weather has destroyed much of the goods,

Iran provides goods for flood relief

Provincial Minister for Food and Industries Chaudhary Abdul Ghafoor received 10 containers comprising 200 tons of food, cloths, blankets, food cartons, tents and mineral water bottles through Iranian Consul General Nikan Qami. The Iranian Council General personally handed over the keys of containers to Provincial Minister.
The Iranian council general said that the Iranian government will provide all possible support to Pakistan in its hour of need. Ghafoor thanked the

Relief for high heel disco misery

Stumbling out of a nightclub and walking home barefoot with aching feet after dancing all night in killer heels could be a thing of the past for women thanks to new vending machines which sell disposable shoes.
German student Isabella Fendt came up with the idea “Ballerina to go” – ballerinas are flat shoes – after too many nights of aching disco feet.
Machines selling the shoes are already installed in four clubs in the south German city of Munich.
A pair of the