The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in collaboration with its national societies has distributed 8,000 food parcels among the physically challenged people, transgender persons and deserving people countrywide under the Ramazan Package.The food parcels weighing 30kg each were distributed during the period between May 7 and May 31. Of the 8,000 food parcels, the Kuwait Red Crescent Society contributed over 5,000 parcels, Turkish Red Crescent Society 2,000, and Telenor Pakistan 700 parcels.The food parcels received from the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) were distributed among 600 families in different parts of Sindh, 450 families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 850 in Punjab, 800 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 1,330 in FATA, and 1050 in Balochistan. The 2,000 food parcels contributed by the Turkish Red Crescent Society were distributed in Hattian Bala, Rawalakot, Muzaffarabad, and Sudhnoti districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, while the 700 food parcels of 30 kg each contributed by Telenor Pakistan were distributed among 200 families in Islamabad on Friday, 100 families at Badshahi Mosque Lahore on Thursday, 100 each in Karachi and Peshawar and 200 in Quetta.In his message on the occasion, PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi said the holy month of Ramazan affords an opportunity to the faithful to win Allah Almighty’s boundless blessings, pleasure and forgiveness by serving the deserving people. He said the poor and unprivileged sections of the society have always been a priority of the PRCS, adding that it will spare no effort to contribute to their welfare in future as well. He especially thanked the KRCS, TRCS and Telenor Pakistan for their generous contributions.Addressing the ration distribution ceremony at the PRCS National Headquarters, Secretary General Khalid Bin Majeed said meeting the needs of the poor and the needy, especially during the holy month of Ramazan, is one of the biggest sources of seeking Allah Almighty’s blessings. He thanked the KRCS, TRCS and Telenor Pakistan for arranging food for the deserving people and expressed the hope that this noble practice will continue in future.