CHINA: China stated on Wednesday that it would give essential humanitarian aid, including tents and other desperately needed relief supplies, to the flood victims in Sindh and Balochistan.
“China has noted that severe flooding has recently occurred in numerous locations throughout Pakistan, resulting in significant property damage and deaths.
We would like to send our profound sympathies to the families of the deceased, as well as to the injured and residents of the disaster area, the spokeswoman for the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement released today.He claimed that China and Pakistan were true friends who shared joys and hardships and had a long history of cooperating when severe natural catastrophes struck.
Wang Yi, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister, also sent Bilawal, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, condolences following the floods in that country, he continued.
All 4,000 tents, 50,000 blankets, 50,000 tarpaulins, and other supplies provided by China under the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’s social and people’s livelihood cooperation have been sent to the front lines of disaster relief, according to the spokeswoman.According to him, China has chosen to offer an additional batch of emergency humanitarian help, including 25,000 tents and other desperately needed relief supplies, and is working to get it to Pakistan as soon as possible.
The Pakistan Red Crescent Society received emergency cash support from the Red Cross Society of China in the amount of $300,000.The spokeswoman stated that China will keep promoting bilateral cooperation in domains such as climate change and disaster prevention.
It is anticipated that the people in the disaster-affected areas would be able to overcome obstacles and return to normal life as soon as possible under the leadership of the Pakistani government and with the aid of the international community.
He noted that the Chinese side keeps in mind the Pakistani side’s efforts to airlift all of the reserve tents to the disaster area as quickly as feasible following the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008.