China to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in disaster prevention and mitigation
China says it will continue to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in disaster prevention and mitigation as well as global climate response.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Zhao Lijian while addressing a news conference in Beijing today (Monday) said China and Pakistan are all weather strategic cooperative partners and true friends and good brothers sharing weal and woe.
He said China will provide more assistance to Pakistan in its flood relief efforts and post disaster reconstruction.
The spokesperson said in light of the situation on the ground, and based on Pakistan's needs, China has decided to provide an additional batch of emergency humanitarian supplies including 25,000 tents and other supplies in dire need.
He said Red Cross Society of China will provide 300,000 U.S dollars emergency cash assistance to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society while the all Pakistani-Chinese Enterprises Association has donated 15 million rupees to the Prime Minister's flood relief fund.