KARACHI: General Counselor of China in Karachi, Li Bijian on Wednesday handed over essentials donated by Chinese companies working in Pakistan for flood-affected people Minister of Sindh for Local government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah.
Essential goods donated by Hangzhou, Chang Yi Kang and the construction of Gansu consisted of of 2400 rations, mosquitoes nets repellents and other essentials. Relief items will be provided flood affected people of Sangar, Shahid Benazirabad and Naushero Feroze districts.
Speaking on On this occasion, the Chinese envoy said that the time had come to act immediately and China was ready join Arms with in people of Pakistan has suffered from heavy rains and floods. He praised Chinese companies operating in Karachi have contributed to the relief effort and have said it shows their solidarity. with flood victims in difficult times.
He called international community expand maximum possible aid to Pakistan for rescue, assistance and rehabilitation of flood affected population of Pakistan.
Sindh LG minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah thanked the Chinese government for helping flood-affected people and said that with cooperation of Sindh Solid Waste Management Council and Chinese companies, help items were sent to citizens in in flood-affected areas of Sind.
All over Pakistan, property and cattle washed away, houses collapsed and more than ten million people were affected in Sind alone, he said, adding that on appeal of This was stated by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. of 1.6 billion dollars were made and delegations from different countries visited the affected areas while a high-level delegation of The United Nations (UN) was to visit next day.
He said that Sindh government used all resources for flood victims and international help was pouring in during rescue and relief work continued and medical camps were also Existence set up but more help had to deal with catastrophic situation.
Nasir Hussain Shah said that Sindh government provided 127,000 tents for affected population but it was urgent need of two million tents for providing housing for displaced persons people in provinces.
He foresaw that flood it will take two months for water to recede from the affected areas, and the situation will create huge problems Not only for affected population but that would be also negatively affects food security in provinces due to damage to standing crops and delays in sowing of wheat and other Carifian crops.
Responding to an enquiry, Nasir Sah reported that 19,000 people from the affected areas arrived in Karachi and government It was set up relief camps for their shelter, where they were provided with food, medical and other services.
Sindh Solid Waste Management Board Managing Director Zubair Ahmad Channa informed that Chang Yi Kange will provide the goods in Sangar District, Hangzhou Company in Nowshahrufiroz area and Gansu construction in Shahid Benazirabad district.
These goods will be distributed among flood casualties through concerned deputy commissioner of each district in transparently, he added.