The JagoTimes donated medical supplies to the city of Houston for the help of first responders in fight against Novel CoronaVirus
By: Raja Zahid A Khanazada
Houston: South Asia Democracy Watch President and Vice President of Jago Times Group of Publications Amir Makahani along with CEO of community newspaper The Jago Times Group of Publicaton Raja Zahid A Khanzada donated medical supplies to the city of Houston for the help of first responders in fight against Novel CoronaVirus. A large volume of Medical PPEs, with antibacterial body suits, Laser thermometers, Hand Sanitizers, vipes, N95 masks and gloves were handed over to Houston Mayor Sylvestor Turner. These supplies were also given to Pakistani volunteers working in Houston against CoronaVirus at Pakistan Center in Houston. Supplies were meant for first responders including police and firefighters in Houston. These medical supplies will help people under the city of Houston who are fighting the spread of Novel Coronavirus in Houston’s local areas.
The Jago Times publication has already provided medical kits and supplies to police chiefs of North Texas cities of Euless, and Bedford. Mr. Amir Makhani said that he believes it is a civic duty of all of us to play a role in helping institutions that are helping us and our neighborhoods. He said that there is a dire need of medical supplies and PPE kits in America and we see a shortage of supplies at all levels. So, this will be best help, if we can acquire these supplies to help specially our local communities. He said that our first responders alongwith medical staff are risking their lives to protect our lives, so it is a duty of our well to do individuals to help them. He said that we are near the month of Ramzan, we must help those who have lost their jobs and are in need in this difficult time.
Houston sister city President and Alliance coordinator Saeed Sheikh at this occasion thanked Dallas philanthropists and said that Amir Makhani and his team are time tested individuals who always come to help in relief efforts. He said that this team brought a truck of supplies the very next day when the hurricane hit Houston three years ago. Saeed Sheikh further said that Alliance for Relief Disaster alongwith Pakistan Consulate and Houston Karachi sister city is putting together relief efforts at a single platform. He said that we are providing relief efforts to affected entities and individuals in the Houston area as one team.