Directorate of the UAE project to help Pakistan dispatches 20,000 food parcels General July 23, 2012July 28, 20120 Islamabad: Acting upon the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan , the UAE project to help Pakistan will distribute 20,000 food parcels among the needy families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, South and North Waziristan and Bajaur Agency with a total cost of US $ 1 million. The directorate of the UAE project to help Pakistan said President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan generous initiative will be implemented in the coming days to help needy families and ensure the supply of basic food items during the holy month of Ramadan. Food parcels will also be distributed among eligible people in remote areas. The foodstuff has been selected through latest standards in terms of nutritional value which includes various items of daily usage like flour, rice, sugar, salt, lentils, cooking oil and tea. The directorate of the UAE project referred that the directives of the president Khalifa comes in light with his keenness to support the needy and poor people as well as ensuring decent life for them. It also aims at easing their sufferings due to the dire conditions and limited income as well as their inability to afford basic food needs. The initiative represents generosity of UAE President to provide support for the people of Pakistan.