KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, Tajikistan lauded, on Tuesday, relief and humanitarian missions, carried out globally by the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society (KRCS).

The visiting Secretary General of the Tajik Red Crescent Society, Bahodur Kurbinyon Bobojon, made the remarks, when meeting with KRCS Secretary General, Maha Al-Barjas.

Bahodur Kurbinyon Bobojon underlined, in particular, the KRCS help for the Tajik people, in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake, expressing appreciation for the Kuwaiti help, for nations stricken with natural catastrophes.

The KRCS had provided various aid to 5,000 people, in three Tajik provinces, close to the borders with Afghanistan, he added.

He discussed his country’s need for houses, land reclamation, medicines and care for orphans, with Maha Al-Barjas, who affirmed readiness to provide the assistance required, to relieve people in need in the republic.

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Gorno-Badakhshan, in Tajikistan, on Dec 7, 2015.

According to official figures, the number of damaged and destroyed houses stood at 1,327, as of Dec 11, and more than 7,962 people have been displaced.

Source: Nam News Network