August 19 Observed As World Humanitarian Day

The United Nations (UN) will mark the second World Humanitarian Day (WHD) today (Thursday) to observe the seventh anniversary of the harass on the UN Headquarters in Baghdad.

The UN General Assembly had confirmed August 19 as the WHD on December 11, 2008 to remember the 22 persons who died in the truck bomb attack on August 19, 2003.

The second WHD is expected to pass without any notice in most of the parts of Pakistan, as most of the NGOs and other organizations theoretical to observe the Day are busy in flood relief activities. Bookmark and Share