Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2008
ISLAMABAD (APP): Algerian ambassador Benfis Ahmed on Thursday called on President Asif Ali Zardari and presented him a cheque of one million dollars for the rehabilitation of Balochistan earthquake victims. President Zardari thanked the Algerian government and people for their support and solidarity with the victims of earthquake. He said Pakistan and Algeria had deep-rooted ties dating back to the Algerian struggle for independence and expressed the hope that the time-tested ties would be further strengthened in the years to come. Ambassador Dr.
SLAMABAD (NNI): The National Assembly Relief Committee has decided to donate Rs.5 million for the earthquake affectees of Balochistan. The amount will be given from the Speaker's Relief Fund established for the displaced people of FATA. This decision was taken in a meeting of Relief Committee presided by Dr. Fehmida Mirza, Speaker National Assembly in the Parliament House Wednesday.