China's Tianjin pledges RMB 10 million relief for Pak-flood victims
BEIJING, Sept.17 (Gwadar Pro) - To support the relief and rehabilitation efforts of the Government of Pakistan, the People’s Government of Tianjin Municipality has announced a relief assistance package of RMB 10 million for the flood victims. The relief items include tents, food packages and blankets needed urgently in Pakistan.
The decision was announced in a special letter addressed to Ambassador Moin ul Haque by H.E. Mr. Li Hongzhong, the Party Secretary of Tianjin.
Sharing his grief and condolences with the bereaved families, Mr. Li Hongzhong said that as All-weather Strategic Cooperative Partner and Iron Brother, China stands with the people of Pakistan in this difficult time.
Expressing his good wishes for the early rehabilitation of the flood victims, Mr. Li reaffirmed the resolve of Tianjin Municipality to continue to deepen ties with the friendship cities and provinces of Pakistan.
A formal launch ceremony of the relief goods was held yesterday through a video link. The meeting was joined by Mr. Luan Jianzhang, DG FAO, Tianjin Municipal Government, Mr. Liu Jinsong, DG Asian Affairs, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Moin ul Haque, Mr. Murtaza Wahab, Administrator, Karachi Municipal Government and a senior representative from Chinese Peoples Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.
Speaking at the occasion, Ambassador Moin appreciated the urgent assistance offered by Tianjin Municipality. Recalling that two countries have always stood together in difficult times in the past, Ambassador Moin said that Chinese assistance to Pakistan for flood victims has once again proven the unique nature of fraternal ties between the two countries.