On March 24, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing delivered emergency relief assistance to Baluchistan on behalf of the Red Cross Society of China on the recent flood across the province. Governor Baluchistan Aman Ullah Khan Yasinzai and Secretary General of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society Khalid Bin Majeed received assistance on behalf of the province and Pakistan Red Crescent Society.
Governor Aman Ullah Khan Yasinzai extended heartfelt thanks to the Chinese government and the Red Cross Society of China for their generous assistance to the province. He said that recently the snow and rainstorm caused heavy casualties and property losses in Baluchistan, and that China’s assistance, which reflects the noble spirit of humanitarianism and deep friendship towards the province, is an important manifestation of the traditional friendship between Pakistan and China. Baluchistan is fully committed to post-disaster resettlement and reconstruction, and will make proper use of the assistance, he noted.
Ambassador Yao stated that as a close neighbor and all-weather strategic cooperative partner, China attaches great importance to friendly exchanges and cooperation with Baluchistan and will do what it can to help the province develop and improve people’s livelihood. The Chinese people feel the pain of Baluchistan and hope the assistance can help mitigate the impact of the disaster. He believed that under the strong leadership of Governor Aman Ullah Khan Yasinzai and the provincial government, people in Baluchistan can certainly prevail over the disaster and rebuild their homes soon.