UAE plane carrying flood relief goods reaches Lahore


LAHORE, Sep 04 (DNA): A special United Arab Emirates plane carrying
flood relief materials reached Lahore.

On the instructions of Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi,
Minister of Industry and Housing Aslam Iqbal received the relief goods
from the United Arab Emirates at the airport.

Rashid Al Ali, Charge d’Affaires of the United Arab Emirates Embassy,
handed over the relief goods s to the provincial minister.

“We are grateful to the United Arab Emirates for sending relief
materials to the flood survivors of Punjab,” the minister said, adding
that the United Arab Emirates stood by Pakistan in every hour of

He conveyed the chief minister’s message expressing gratitude to the UAE
for showing solidarity and support to the United Arab Emirates and the
relief goods will be reached to the flood survivors at the earliest.

The provincial minister informed the UAE charge d’affaires and visiting
delegates about the ongoing relief activities in Punjab.

It is our duty to help the Pakistani flood victims and brothers and
sisters in this difficult time, Rashid Al Ali said.

First Secretary Juma Al-Kaabi, Second Secretary Ahmad Al-Muhassan, Third
Secretary Hussain Al-Balushi and other officials concerned were present
on the occasion.