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01 Nov 2008 description
report Xinhua

ISLAMABAD, Nov 01, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- The first flight carrying relief goods from Saudi Arabia arrived in the quake-hit area in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday.

The Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz had decided to give relief goods worth 100 million U.S.

01 Nov 2008 description
report Xinhua

ISLAMABAD, Nov 01, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- The situation in Pakistan's earthquake-hit areas is in total control and there are ample food and medicines for quake victims, a senior member of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) told Xinhua on Saturday.

In an exclusive interview with Xinhua here, Shaukat Nawaz Tahir, joint secretary of the Establishment Division of Pakistani government and a senior member of the NDMA said that the relief work had been going on smoothly.

Shaukat Nawaz Tahir said that Ziarat and Pishin were the two worst-hit areas in …

30 Oct 2008 description
report Xinhua

ISLAMABAD, Oct 30, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX News Network) -- China on Thursday donated one million U.S. dollars to Pakistan's earthquake victims, which has amounted to more than 200 in northern part of southwestern Balochistan province.

Chinese ambassador to Pakistan Luo Zhaohui presented a check of one million dollars to Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari in the presidential house.