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JICA hands-over goods worth 20million Japanese Yen for flood affected people in Pakistan

PhotoH.E Chihiro Atsumi, Ambassador of Japan hands over the relief goods to Lt. Gen. ® Nadeem Ahmed, Chairman NDMA

Based on the decision of the Government of Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under the scheme of “Equipment Supply for Disaster Relief” has delivered emergency supplies of 150 tents; 67 De-watering pumps; 25 water purifiers and 20 water tanks for flood affected people in various parts of Pakistan. The assistance came after the commitment made by the Government of Japan with the Government of Pakistan few days back. Japan also has committed a grant aid worth US$3 million for flood affected areas which will be handed over to Pakistan in due course of time.

The supplied goods were handed over to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) by H.E Mr. Chihiro Atsumi, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan. Mr. Takatoshi Nishikata, Chief Representative of JICA Pakistan and officials from the Government of Pakistan were also present at the ceremony.

H.E Chihiro Atsumi offered condolences and sympathy with the flood victims and sufferers on behalf of the people and Government of Japan. He further hoped that the supplies provided will soon be at the service of the affected people.

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