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Within the framework of helping the Pakistani people face the harmful effects of floods and torrential rains, which resulted in displacing seven million people and the death of 400, drowning 3200 villages, destroying 1.5 million hectares and devastating 1.7 million homes, Egypt sent two military airplanes packed with relief aid, to help the Pakistani people face such crucial circumstances.
Source: Press Office - Minister's Cabinet
Published at: 23/12/2010
The Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul-Gheit received the Chairman of the Pakistani Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Salim Saifullah Khan. The meeting tackled the recent developments in bilateral relations in light of the Egyptian great interest paid to Pakistani Affairs.
Upon directives of President Hosni Mubarak, three Egyptian military aircrafts will land in Pakistan, carrying humanitarian aid to the South Asian country which is severely affected by floods.
Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production, ordered the continuation of the airlift established between Egypt and Pakistan for the transportation of the relief goods to the flood-affected areas.
The aid, offered by armed forces, health ministry and social solidarity ministry, includes medicines, medical supplies and …
Upon President Hosni Mubarak's directives, Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ordered two military planes carrying humanitarian aid to fly to Islamabad to help ease the suffering of millions of Pakistanis hit by the country's worst floods in 80 years.
The Egyptian embassy in Islamabad undertook efforts, in coordination with the national Pakistani disaster management agency, to unload the shipment which includes medical supplies, tents and foodstuffs.
The step comes in prompt response from Egypt to an appeal by Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi during a …
President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak gave direction to send (2) assistances planes C130 for displaced Pakistanis, as a result of military operations in Swat. The planes arrived on 20th and 21st of May 2009, carrying humanitarian assistances, included tents, food, medicines and other requirements for the displaced. This Egyptian step was highly welcomed and appreciated from the Pakistani side, and was accompanied by a large media coverage. Noteworthy, that Egypt is the first country all over the world to send assistances to the displaced in Swat.