UAE plane carrying flood relief goods reaches Lahore
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A special United Arab Emirates plane carrying flood relief materials reached Lahore, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Sunday.
On the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, Minister of Industry and Housing Aslam Iqbal received the relief goods from the United Arab Emirates at the airport.
Rashid Al Ali, Charge d'Affaires of the United Arab Emirates Embassy, handed over the relief goods s to the provincial minister.
“We are grateful to the United Arab Emirates for sending relief materials to the flood survivors of Punjab,” the minister said, adding that the United Arab Emirates stood by Pakistan in every hour of difficulty.
He conveyed the chief minister’s message expressing gratitude to the UAE for showing solidarity and support to the United Arab Emirates and the relief goods will be reached to the flood survivors at the earliest.
The provincial minister informed the UAE charge d'affaires and visiting delegates about the ongoing relief activities in Punjab.
It is our duty to help the Pakistani flood victims and brothers and sisters in this difficult time, Rashid Al Ali said.
First Secretary Juma Al-Kaabi, Second Secretary Ahmad Al-Muhassan, Third Secretary Hussain Al-Balushi and other officials concerned were present on the occasion.