Canada announces $5 million in aid for Pakistan flood victims

By: News Desk
Published: 11:56 AM, 30 Aug, 2022
Canada announces $5 million in aid for Pakistan flood victims
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Canada announced $5 million in aid for the flood-affected people of Pakistan on Monday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.

Canadian Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan made the announcement at an event. 

On the other hand, Pakistan’s High Commissioner in Canada Zaheer Janjua met with philanthropists and appealed to them to donate generously for the flood victims

On the other hand, four military planes from Turkey, carrying relief goods for the flood-affected people, landed at Karachi airport.  

Similarly, two military planes from UAE, carrying relief items, touched down at Rawalpindi’s Noor Khan Airbase, while in a telephonic contact with the Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the country officials announced immediately increasing support for Pakistan.    

They also said that the country will operate 20 special flights for the purpose.

ISPR said that two planes from China would reach Pakistan in 48 hours. 

Likewise, Bahrain promised that it would send one plane to Pakistan.

Japan will send its first plane, loaded with relief goods, to Pakistan today.

Sweden shows its sympathies with Pakistan: 

On the other hand, Sweden has expressed its sympathies with the flood victims of Pakistan. 

The country’s foreign minister Ann Christin Linde, in a tweet, has said that she, on behalf of her nation, offers her heartfelt condolences to those affected by the natural disaster. 

Ann has also said that Sweden is ready to provide additional support to Pakistan.   

Reporter: Waqas Azeem