Pakistan offers assistance and support over bushfires

BYYasir Rehman


The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister, Imran Khan and Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani have expressed their heartfelt condolences and sympathies with the government and people of Australia over the devastating bushfires and offered any assistance to help mitigate the sufferings.

“All thoughts and prayers of the government and people of Pakistan are with all those affected by the shocking bushfires in Australia”, Pakistani dignitaries said in their separate condolence messages to the Governor General, Prime Minister and President of the Senate of Commonwealth of Australia.

Devastated bushfires in NSW. Photo: ABC

President Alvi expressed the confidence that the Australian people will overcome this challenge with their characteristic resilience, said a statement issued by Pakistan High Commission in Canberra.

Prime Minister Imran Khan while expressing deep sorrow over the loss of precious lives and large-scale material damage has conveyed Pakistan’s readiness to assist in any manner possible, keeping in view the close friendly ties and deep-rooted historical connections between the two countries. 

Chairman Senate Mr. Sanjrani also conveyed his readiness to help and support Australian authorities by everything in his power in this challenging time.

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