ANKARA, August 4: The Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara conveys the appeal of the Government of Pakistan to the brotherly people of Turkey and Pakistani expatriates to donate in cash or kind to help affectees of the worst floods in Pakistan’s history. Over 1500 people have lost their lives, while another 3 million persons are directly affected in northwest Pakistan.
Assistance is needed for food items, shelter, water purification tablets/plants, and healthcare. Specific details could be obtained from the website of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) at www.ndma.gov.pk. Items of assistance may be sent directly to Pakistan in the name of Director General, Emergency Relief Cell, Cabinet Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
It will be highly appreciated if the Embassy’s Focal Person is updated through e-mail/fax/phone on your initiatives of assistance. Focal person: Abdul Akbar, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax 0312-4270337, Tel 0312-04270243, 0530-5692828
It was underlined that the upcoming meeting between the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Britain at Chequers would provide a useful opportunity to understand each other’s viewpoint on issues of mutual concern, as well as take the bilateral relationship forward.