Malaysia donates 1 mln U.S. dollars to Pakistan

19:37, August 12, 2010      

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The Malaysian government has donated one million U.S. dollars to Pakistan as humanitarian assistance to the flood-hit country.

Richard Riot Jaem, Malaysian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, presented a cheque here on Thursday to Imtiaz A. Kazi, Charge d' Affaires of the High Commission of Pakistan in Malaysia.

The current massive floods engulfing Pakistan were said to be the worst to have hit the country in 80 years, severely affecting several provinces in Pakistan and claiming at least 1,600 lives.

Malaysian Foreign Affairs Ministry has also activated its Disaster Fund to enable Malaysians to make monetary contributions to alleviate the sufferings of the victims of the flood in Pakistan.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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