- PM Shehbaz to handle UNGA session on September 23.
- Devastating floods kill greater than 1,500 individuals in nation.
- PM Shehbaz appreciates US position in addressing difficulty of local weather change.
United States President Joe Biden on Thursday highlighted the devastation brought on by the floods in Pakistan and requested the worldwide neighborhood to assist flood-hit Pakistan.
The current unprecedented monsoon rains triggered floods throughout the nation which have brought on huge devastation. Greater than 1,500 individuals misplaced their lives, whereas hundreds of homes and cattle had been swept away.
Hundreds of thousands of individuals have turn into homeless and reside within the open sky. The nation has but to brace for one more worst state of affairs after a illness outbreak in flood-ravaged areas.
In the course of the 77th session of the United Nations Basic Meeting (UNGA), US President Joe Biden has drawn the world’s consideration to flood-hit Pakistan.
“Pakistan remains to be underneath water and wishes assist,” the US president stated throughout his handle on the UNGA session.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was additionally current within the iconic corridor of the Basic Meeting throughout Joe Biden’s speech.
PM Shehbaz will handle the UNGA session on September 23. He’ll give attention to the challenges confronted by Pakistan within the wake of the current climate-induced catastrophic floods within the nation.
In his handle, US President Joe Biden introduced one other $2.9 billion for a fund geared toward serving to to resolve international meals insecurity.
The cash “builds on the $6.9 billion in US authorities help to assist international meals safety already dedicated this 12 months,” stated an announcement from the White Home.
PM Shehbaz appreciates Biden administration
Earlier, PM Shehbaz appreciated the US position in addressing the problem of local weather change and thanked the nation for extending assist to Pakistan within the face of the devastating floods, the prime minister’s workplace stated on Wednesday.
The PM held a gathering with the US Particular Presidential Envoy for Local weather, John Kerry, on the sidelines of the 77th Session of the United Nations Basic Meeting (UNGA) in New York.
Noting that “the devastating floods have made Pakistan floor zero for local weather change”, the PM appreciated Kerry’s private management in elevating consciousness and in search of options to the local weather change disaster.