EU Council President’s telephone conversation with Prime Minister – Public News ThePipaNews

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ISLAMABAD: Honorable Charles Michel, President of the European Council interacted with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on telephone.

The statement said that the President of the Council of the EU regretted the loss of precious lives and property due to the severe floods in Pakistan.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif thanked the President of the European Union for his sympathy and 2.15 million Euros from the European Union for the flood victims of Pakistan.

Informing the President of the European Union about the massive devastation caused by the abnormal rainfall across Pakistan, the Prime Minister said that the floods have severely damaged human lives, employment, livestock, crops, personal property and infrastructure.

The prime minister also said that the sad thing is that the situation is likely to worsen as the rains are expected to continue for more than two months in the flood-affected areas.

The Prime Minister also briefed the President of the European Union about the government’s rescue and relief activities for the flood victims, including the immediate distribution and distribution of food, medicine and relief items for the flood victims.

The government has set up a relief fund for people across the country and made arrangements for people living abroad to donate to flood relief efforts.

The Prime Minister added that the “United Nations Flash Appeal” is being launched on August 30, 2022 and expressed hope that the international community will contribute to meet the funding announced by the United Nations.

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