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We Stand By Pakistan In Hard Times: Antony Blinken

The US will contribute USD 68 million to the World Food Program to buy Ukrainian wheat to address the world’s pressing food crisis

Photo Credit : Antony Blinken/Twitter

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The United States (US) secretary of state Antony Blinken on Thursday extended his support to flood-hit Pakistan and said the American stand by the country in hard times. 

Currently, Pakistan is recovering from the devastation caused by severe flooding amid the ongoing economic crisis. As part of humanitarian assistance, the U.S. announced USD 1 million to build resilience against natural disasters. 

Blinken took to Twitter and wrote, "We stand by Pakistan in hard times and offer our support to flood victims. In addition to USD 100,000 in immediate relief, the U.S. announced USD 1 million to build resilience against natural disasters, and we continue to work together to mitigate future impacts of the climate crisis."

Donald Blome, US Ambassador to Pakistan said that this international disaster assistance funding will help purchase urgent supplies to save lives and reduce suffering among the most vulnerable affected communities. 

"This disaster has resulted in a catastrophic loss of life, with many losing their loved ones, their livelihoods, and their homes. We will work closely in coordination with partners on the ground to support these crucial humanitarian assistance efforts," Blome added. 

Meanwhile, the US will contribute USD 68 million to the World Food Program to buy Ukrainian wheat to address the world’s pressing food crisis.


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