Resident appeals for financial aid


Shamsul-Amin Pirzada

LANDIKOTAL: A resident of the Shekhmal Khel area of Landikotal has appealed to provide financial assistance for the repairing of his vehicle which had been destroyed and also lost his son in a road accident last month.

Expressing his distress to media men, Zulfa Khan a resident of Shekhmal Khel, subdivision of Landikotal has said that he has nothing to lose as he has lost a son in a road accident. he further said that his vehicle had also been destroyed completely in the happening.

Khan added that his son and his truck were the only sources to earn bread for him and his children.

“We had purchased the vehicle in instalments and its worth is around 13.5 million. we have to pay 0.1 million monthly on instalments they owe but unfortunately, the truck has been destroyed”, Khan lamented. 

He added that now they need at least four to five million for its repair but unluckily they were unable to afford such a heavy amount.

On the occasion, Fakhruddin Shinwari, Rahman Gul, and Haji Khan assured him that they would cooperate for raising funds in the area for his vehicle’s repair.

He appealed to the federal minister Peer Noorul-Haq Qadri, senator Taj Mohammad Afridi,  the president of the Khyber Chamber of Commerce, and other philanthropists to provide financial aid so that he could repair and run the vehicle again to earn a livelihood for his martyred son’s children.

Two drivers had lost their lives in a road mishap that occurred near the Machani checkpoint in Landikotal on March 18.