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Large In-Kind Donation To Fight Hunger In Pakistan


Pakistan Prime Minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani, speaking today at at the closing session of a food security workshop in Islamabad, during which the Pakistan Ministry of Food Security announced an in-kind donation to WFP valued at US$144 million. "My priority will be ensuring food security for women and children," the Prime Minister said. Under the agreement, some 500,000 metric tons of wheat will be converted to nutritious food rations to be used to help the most vulnerable sections of society. Learn more