APCEA donated Rs. 15 million to PM’s Flood Relief Fund

By Meng Fanrong | Gwadar Pro Aug 26, 2022

ISLAMABAD, Aug 26, (Gwadar Pro)-The All-Pakistan Chinese Enterprises’ Association (APCEA) on Thursday donated PKR 15 million to the “Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund, 2022”, to provide relief and rehabilitation to the affected population due to torrential rains and flash floods in many parts of the country.

The APCEA, with the contribution of its 28 member enterprises, presented the cheque in a ceremony witnessed by the Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiative (PD&SI) Professor Ahsan Iqbal, Chinese Ambassador Nong Rong, and Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lt. Gen Akhtar Nawaz, and Minister Counsellor Xie Guoxiang

CSR’s slogan “Together through the rain; heading towards the rainbow” expresses the resolve of the Chinese community to help its Pakistani brethren, as was remarked by the esteemed speakers. Both countries have recently signed MoU for cooperation in the area of natural disasters also.

The Ambassador also announced that China will be providing a large number of tents and other relief equipment to help alleviate the current crisis and the suffering caused by it.

The Chinese government on Wednesday announced to provide a batch of emergency humanitarian supplies, including 25,000 tents and other supplies in dire need, as well as USD 300,000 emergency cash assistance to the flood-affected Pakistan people in times of need.

Monsoon rain-triggered floods have killed over 900 people in Pakistan besides leaving around 1300 injured.  

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