US announces $1m in disaster aid for Sindh
The United States has announced a $1 million disaster aid grant to Sindh to overcome challenges caused by natural disasters such as flooding.
Donald Blome, the American ambassador to Pakistan, met Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and said that the American people stand with the Pakistani people in this difficult time. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah thanked America for the special grant.
Donald Blome told Murad Ali Shah that the financial assistance has been provided by the US Agency for International Development, which will support the early recovery of the flood victims of Sindh.
He said that the people of America stand with the people of Pakistan in this difficult time.
The Sindh Chief Minister informed the US Ambassador about the loss of life and property due to the recent rains and flood situation and expressed his gratitude for the American assistance.
He also mentioned the $155 million Sindh Basic Education Programme (SBEP) funded by USAID with a $10 million provincial government contribution.
Murad Ali Shah said that America and Pakistan have worked together for 75 years on important issues including energy, economy, education and health and mutual cooperation will continue in the future.