China stands ready to help Pakistan deal with Balochistan earthquake
BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Gwadar Pro) – “China and Pakistan have a fine tradition of mutual assistance. We stand ready to provide Pakistan with timely assistance to the best of our ability based on its needs,” said Zhao Lijian, the Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Friday’s routine Press Conference.
Zhao made the remarks when asked to comment on a powerful earthquake in Balochistan Province of Pakistan, which has killed at least 20 people and injured over 300 people.
Zhao said that, “China has been following the situation closely in the aftermath of the earthquake in Pakistan. We mourn the victims, extend condolences to the bereaved families and express sympathy for the injured.”