100 food parcels were received from the Northern Cape branch of the Pakistan Community Association in South Africa.
THE PREMIER of the Northern Cape, Dr Zamani Saul, together with the MEC for Social Development, Barbara Bartlett, received 100 food parcels from the Pakistan Community Association in South Africa on Monday.
The association, represented by members from the Northern Cape branch, pledged its support to the provincial government in its fight against the coronavirus.
According to the premier, the food parcels will be distributed to the most needy and will assist in providing nutritional relief to those most impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak.
Saul will distribute food parcels in two districts in the Province this week. In Pixley ka Seme, the following areas will receive parcels: Hanover, Philipstown, Petrusville and Vanderkloof; while in the ZF Mgcawu District the areas that will receive parcels are Groenwater, Boichoko and Postdene.
Saul thanked the association for its initiative and encouraged more stakeholders to work with the provincial government in ensuring that the burden is lessened by providing essential items to those in need.