China hands over US$ 50,000 cheque to NDMA for flood affectees


To assist Pakistan in relieving flood affectees, the Ambassador China to Pakistan Liu Jieng presented a cheque of US$ 50,000 to the Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Dr. Zafar Qadir.
The Chinese ambassador also promised to extend further aid of US$ 4.7 Million for the flood ravaged areas. China will also provide tents for the flood affectees, he added.
On this occasion Qadir said that this aid contribution from China will go a long way in strengthening the long standing bilateral ties between the neighborly countries.
The recent floods have disrupted life and destroyed vital infrastructure in Sindh. The health, education and communication infrastructure has sustained substantial damage. A considerable part of land including cropped land has been inundated which has caused damage to 80% of cash crops. The fiscal scale of flood incurred damages range into Billions.