Chinese CG presents $ 100,000 to CM Sindhi for Karachi welfare and RMB 500,000 for flood affectees
KARACHI, Oct. 15 (Gwadar Pro) - Chinese Consul General (CM) in Karachi Li Bijian on Friday afternoon presented a cheque of $ 100,000 to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah for Karachi welfare and another of RMB 500,000 for the CM’s Fund for flood-affected people.
The senior Chinese diplomat briefed Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on China’s rehabilitation activities after the recent floods in the province.
Li Bijan informed that a team of their experts is scheduled to visit the flood-affected areas of Sukkur division to survey the collapsed houses and then select areas to reconstruct the houses, said an official statement.
The CM of Sindh thanked the consul general, the Chinese government and the people for helping the Sindh government in the rehabilitation of the affected people of Sindh.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the heavy rains and floods damaged 3.8 million houses for which his government had negotiated a loan of $ 500 million to reconstruct the houses, but the number of houses was so huge that more help and assistance was needed to house all the displaced people.