PM Nawaz announces $5 million in food aid for Rohingya Muslims

news-1433863052-4214ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved all the recommendations of the Special Committee regarding the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar including $5 million in food assistance.

A statement by the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that the food will be sent through the World Food Programme (WFP).

The prime minister will also be writing to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General to express Pakistan’s stance on the issue of the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

The statement went on to say that the PM will also write a letter regarding the issue to the UN Security Council.

The statement further said that PM Nawaz will inform the UN in detail about the nature of the crisisnewsa50ds50f80f