Bilawal collects Rs1.03tr in donations from UN countries in one hour
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Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday collected about Rs1.03 trillion from the member countries of the United Nations (UN) just in one hour.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, after the appeal of Foreign Minister Bilawal, America gave Rs6.5 billion in donations to Pakistan for the help of flood affectees.
On the appeal of Bilawal, the member states of the UN including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization, UNICEF, Red Crescent and Red Cross responded positively.
While China, Turkey, America, United Kingdom, Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and other countries also announced immediate aid after Bilawal’s appeal.
The channel report said that in addition to the cash assistance, the UN member countries have also provided aid in tents, medicines, food and other necessary and important items for the flood-hit people in Pakistan.