Another aid truck carrying materials collected for those affected by the earthquakes that occurred in Kahramanmaraş on February 6 in Albania departed from the capital, Tirana.
Donations were collected by the Alternative Future Foundation (ALSAR) in coordination with the Turkish Embassy in Tirana.
Aid supplies consist of food products such as flour, sugar, rice, pasta and oil.
In a statement to Anadolu Agency (AA), Turkey’s ambassador to Tirana, Pilot Kacan Atay, said that Muslims living in Albania celebrate the month of Ramadan.
He explained that they had sent the truck with the support of the ALSAR Foundation, and he said that with this truck they had sent humanitarian aid weighing up to 120 tons from Albania to Turkey. So, we send the 12th truck and we send 120 tons of materials,” said Atay. He said.
ALSAR Foundation President Mehdi Qara wished that the aid would reach the earthquake-affected areas as soon as possible and be used throughout the month of Ramadan.
Qara pointed out that only foodstuffs such as 20 tons of flour, sugar, pasta and oil were found in the truck.
The aid truck left the municipality of Vor, heading to Turkey.
The coordinator of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in Tirana Emin Gizem, head and representatives of other Turkish institutions and organizations in the country attended the aid truck expulsion ceremony.
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