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Egypt announces relief assistance for flood victims


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Thursday introduced relief assistance for the flood affectees in Pakistan, an announcement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated.

Sisi made the announcement throughout a telephonic dialog with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. He supplied condolences to the folks of Pakistan over the lack of valuable lives and devastation brought on by climate-induced torrential monsoon rains and floods in Pakistan.

The prime minister whereas thanking the president for his name at this troublesome hour appreciated the robust expression of help and solidarity by the Egyptian authorities.

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PM Shehbaz additionally thanked Sisi and folks of Egypt for their assistance for flood victims. He underscored that Pakistan was among the many main victims of local weather change, whereas its contribution to international emissions has been lower than 1 p.c.

The premier apprised the Egyptian president in regards to the lack of lives, infrastructure, livelihood and crops owing to the devastation brought on by the floods.

He additionally shared the federal government’s rescue and relief efforts to avoid wasting lives and rising issues concerning the long-term impacts of floods on meals safety, well being, and the economic system.

It was underlined that giant sources had been required for the rehabilitation of the thousands and thousands impacted, reconstruction, rebuilding communities and addressing the financial repercussions.

The two leaders additionally exchanged views on necessary developments within the area. The prime minister additionally assured the Egyptian President Pakistan’s help to the Egyptian Presidency of CoP-27 for a profitable convention.

The two leaders agreed to strengthen cooperation in various fields and proceed shut collaboration on all problems with mutual curiosity.

Pakistan and Egypt take pleasure in shut and cordial ties rooted deep in shared religion and values. The two international locations carefully collaborate bilaterally, in addition to on regional and international problems with mutual curiosity, the assertion additional stated.

Source: tribune.com.pk


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