AJK PM appreciates ICRC's role in rehabilitation of people with disabilities.

MUZAFFARABAD -- Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Ch. Anwar Ul Haq has said that the international committee of Red Cross (ICRC) had played a significant role to rehabilitate the physically challenged people after the deadly earthquake of 2005 in the region.

He was talking to a delegation of ICRC headed by its country head Nicholas Lambert at his office on Wednesday.

The delegation comprised of Team Leader ICRC Physiotherapy Program Pakistan, Miss Ana Lucia, Coordinator Security and Crisis Management, Ehtesham, and Program Officer Imran Latif. Whereas, senior minister Colonel Retired Waqar Ahmed Noor, members of the Legislative Assembly Abdul Majid Khan, Chaudhry Muhammad Akbar Ibrahim, and other government officials were also present.

During the meeting, detailed discussions were held on the ICRC'S role in Azad Kashmir, its assistance to the health department and issues pertaining to physical rehabilitation centers and pr-hospitalization emergencies.

While appreciating the ICRC's services and contribution, the AJK PM said that the role of the ICRC was highly commendable in terms of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, and providing health care, clean drinking...

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