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Day: September 2, 2022

Prime Minister describes Turkiye’s support for flood victims as great manifestation of brotherly relationship

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has described Turkiye’s timely and valuable support for Pakistan’s flood victims as a great manifestation of unique relationship between the two brotherly countries. He was talking to a Turkiye delegation led by Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu and Environment Minister Murat Kurum in Islamabad on Friday. The Prime Minister recalled that the President of Turkiye Recep Tayyip Erdogan called him on 27th of August and offered his condolences for those who died in the calamity and extended his fullest support for the people of Pakistan. He expressed his gratitude for the people of Turkiye for always extending support to Pakistan in difficult times. He pointed out that private businessmen and other friends in Turkiy...

Pakistan Army continuing rescue, relief operations in flood ravaged areas of country

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Army is continuing its rescue and relief operations in the flood ravaged areas of the country. According to the ISPR, two hundred helicopter sorties have been flown in various areas of Pakistan to evacuate stranded people and also transport ration and medicines. During the last twenty-four hours, 1991 stranded individuals were evacuated and 162.6 tons of relief items were delivered by Pakistan Army to flood-affected people. So far, fifty thousand individuals have been shifted to safer locations from calamity hit areas. 147 relief camps are functional round the clock in flood-affected areas of Sindh, Southern Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. More than sixty thousand patients have been treated. For more information, contact: Ministry...

Prime Minister will visit GB today to review relief efforts and losses caused by floods 

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Gilgit Baltistan today (Friday) to review the ongoing rescue and relief efforts and the losses caused by floods in the area. The Prime Minister will be given a detailed briefing about rains and floods in Gilgit. Afterwards, he will visit Ghizer. He will also meet the flood victims after taking an aerial view of the affected areas. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan Tel: +92-51-9103557 Email: info@moib.gov.pk Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk The post Prime Minister will visit GB today to review relief efforts and losses caused by floods  appeared first on Official News Pakistan.

Pakistan wants good relations with every country: President

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):President Dr. Arif Alvi says Pakistan wants good relations with every country particularly at the time when the world is facing economic turmoil. In an interview with Turkish news agency Anadolu, he said being an independent country, Pakistan is not looking for any polarization and does not want to be in any camp. On Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s upcoming visit to Pakistan this month, he said Pakistan and Turkiye have a very deep, long-lasting relationship. To a question, the President said Pakistan has been looking for peace but India’s actions in Kashmir are a serious setback to peace. He said we believe that Kashmir issue should be settled according to the United Nations resolutions. Dr Arif Alvi said at the same time, Pakistan is also c...

Turkiye delegation in Islamabad to express solidarity with Pakistan facing floods challenge

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):A Turkiye delegation led by Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu and Environment Minister Murat Kurum arrived in Islamabad this morning to express solidarity with Pakistan facing the challenge of floods. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal received the delegation at the airport. Speaking to the media on the occasion, the Minister for Planning expressed his gratitude to the leadership and people of Turkiye for extending support to Pakistan in the hour of trial. He said we will never forget Turkiye’s spirit of sharing the pain of Pakistani people. Turkiye is sending relief goods to Pakistan via aircraft and rail. The visiting Interior Minister informed the Minister for Planning that prayers will be offered for Pakistan today after Friday...

France will provide emergency relief to flood-affected people 

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Islamabad, September 02, 2022 (PPI-OT):France will provide emergency relief to the flood-affected people of Pakistan. A special charter plane will transport 83 very high-capacity water pumps, 200 family tents, and hygiene and protective equipment to Pakistan. During telephone call with Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Catherine Colonna expressed solidarity with Pakistan. The aircraft will also carry experts from Civil Security units, particularly doctors and nurses who will be deployed in affected areas. France will also be shipping a 50-meter-long Bailey-type bridge to Pakistan that will be able to be swiftly deployed in the affected areas. For more information, contact: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of Pakistan 4th Flo...