UK to donate £1.5 million to flood relief fund


LONDON, Aug 27 (DNA): After the worst floods in Pakistan and the
devastation caused by endless rains, the United Kingdom has announced to
give 1.5 million pounds in aid.

According to the statement issued by the British government, more than
900 people have lost their lives due to floods in Pakistan. After these
deaths, Britain is providing immediate aid to Pakistan. Heavy rains have
affected millions of people, with at least 700,000 homes destroyed.

Britain s Special Representative for South Asia, Lord Tariq Ahmed, said
“The floods in Pakistan have devastated local communities and the UK is
providing up to £1.5 million in immediate relief.”

“My prayers are with all the victims and their families. I would like to
pay tribute to everyone involved in the relief efforts. We are also
working directly with the Pakistani authorities in this hour of need,”
he added.