Soka Gokkai Provides $30,000 in Earthquake Relief Aid

October 18, 2005

Source: Yahoo! News/PR Newswire

On October 18, 2005 PR Newswire reported, "Soka Gakkai Vice General Director Minoru Harada and Vice President Kenji Yoshigo visited the Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo on October 17 to express condolences for the country's loss and donate US$30,000 (3,400,000 yen) to the President's Relief Fund for Earthquake Victims for those affected by the devastating earthquake which hit northeastern Pakistan on October 8. Ambassador Kamran Niaz expressed his gratitude for this assistance and pledged that the funds would be used to provide emergency supplies to those in the worst-hit areas. Soka Gakkai and Soka Gakkai International (SGI) organizations around the world have frequently provided humanitarian assistance in the wake of natural disasters."