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The Chinese government is busy preparing emergency aid for earthquake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan and is willing to provide further assistance based on their needs, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Oct 28.
Spokesman Lu Kang said at a routine press briefing that the Chinese people deeply sympathize with the people of the two neighboring countries.
China’s Red Cross will also provide $100,000 in cash to the Red Crescent Society in each of the countries, according to Lu.
Source:China Meteorological News Press
From April 21 to 26, China Meteorological Administration (CMA) sent 3 experts from National Meteorological Center and National Meteorological Information Center to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) to offer technical maintenance and training of CMACast and MICAPS. PMD prized the technical support of CMA.
In the 4-day visit, CMA experts checked and updated the outside and satellite receiving instruments of Islamabad National Weather Forecasting Center and Karachi Aviation Forecasting Center.
At about 16:00 on September 28, the humanitarian supplies provided by Chinese government to Pakistan government for earthquake relief set out from Beijing Capital International Airport. Such batch of supplies will set out for Karachi Airport, Pakistan from Beijing and Nanjing in three sorties, respectively, among which, two sorties were dispatched on September 28, and one sortie was dispatched on September 29.
On July 24, 2013, Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with H.E. Masood Khalid, Ambassador of Pakistan to China, and on behalf of the Chinese government, accepted the humanitarian donation of one million U.S. dollars from the government of Pakistan to the earthquake stricken area in China.
China’s first batch of emergency humanitarian aid of 30 million yuan to Pakistan shipped from Nanjing at 6:30 on September 22. This batch, 3,000 tents, is shipped by air and expected to reach Karachi in the morning on September 23, Beijing time.
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Liu Jian said Thursday that China would offer more assistance to flood-hit Pakistan as the country are still facing difficulties.
China on Monday announced another 200 million yuan (29.4 million U.S. dollars) of humanitarian aid to flood-hit Pakistan, which has suffered a worst-ever monsoon flooding since late July, killing 1,754 people and left millions homeless. China had previously given 120 million yuan (17.6 million U.S.
Thursday,August 26,2010 Posted: 15:08 BJT(0708 GMT) Mofcom
China's another batch of emergency aid to Pakistan of 20 million RMB supplies started shipping on August 25. It will be shipped from Kashgar Xinjiang, through Khunjerab Pass to Sost dry port designated by Pakistan.
At present, the road between Kashgar and Khunjerab had been cut off, and the engineer troops are doing rush repairs on it.
Q: The flooding in Pakistan is still severe. What further assistance will China provide?
A: In order to express the goodwill and friendship of the Chinese Government and people toward the Pakistani Government and people, the Chinese Government has decided to provide to the Pakistani Government an additional RMB 60 million in humanitarian assistance which mainly includes tents and food, with a view to helping the Pakistani people to overcome the disaster.
In addition, the materials in urgent need of Pakistan such as tents, generators and dredging equipment provided by the Chinese …
The Chinese government's emergency humanitarian aid to Pakistan shipped from Shijiazhuang Zhengding Airport and Nanjing Lukou Airport respectively at 5:00 am Beijing time, on August 4. This batch with the total weight of about 80 tons, including tents, electricity generators, medicine and water purification equipments, is expected to arrive in Islamabad at 13:00 pm of local time on August 4.
By spokesman of the Chinese Embassy
May 14, 2010
China and Pakistan are time-tested all-weather friends and both have been supporting and assisting each other all the time.
To help the Pakistani government with further relief efforts after the earthquake disaster, the Chinese government decided to provide another RMB60 million worth of disaster relief materials to Pakistan. The handover ceremony was held in the Cabinet Secretariat of Pakistan on the afternoon of November 9. Mao Siwei, Charge d'Affaires ad Interim of the Chinese embassy in Pakistan and the Additional Secretary of Pakistan's Cabinet Secretariat signed the handover certificate on behalf of the Chinese government and the Pakistani government respectively.
China's relief aid to Pakistan has amounted to 20.5 million US dollars since the Oct. 8 earthquake struck the south Asian country, Chinese Ambassador Zhang Chunxiang said here on Saturday.
A massive earthquake of 7.8 magnitude on the Richter scale hit northern Pakistan on October 8, 2005. President Hu Jintao, Premier Wen Jiabao and Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing sent messages of condolence to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri respectively immediately after the earthquake.
In order to properly settle Afghan refugees, the Chinese Government has decided to provide commodities worth one million RMB yuan to the emergency assistant programme of the UNHCR. In addition, China's Red Cross will provide donations to Afghan's refugees through the Red Cross Society and the Red Crescent.
On 30 September, Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan sent letters to UN Secretary-General, UN High Commissioner for Refugees and his counterparts of the United States, Russia, France, Britain and Belgium to brief them on China's above decision.