Iran reiterates condolences over deaths due to floods in Pakistan

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari received telephone call from his Iranian counterpart Dr. Hossein Amir Abdollahian today (Thursday).
During the call, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shared that Pakistan has been battling one of the most severe cycles of torrential monsoon weather, which has resulted in loss of lives, livelihood and extensive damage to infrastructure. As a result, the delivery of assistance and relocation of affected people was severely limited.
Highlighting the government’s efforts, the Foreign Minister informed that in addition to financial support, food packs, shelter items including tents, water, sanitation and Hygiene supplies are also being provided.
Acknowledging the international community’s support, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari highlighted that Pakistan launched “UN Flash Appeal” for Flood Response Plan on 30th of last month, which prioritized focused interventions in specific areas.
Foreign Minister Dr. Hossein Amir Abdollahian conveyed condolences on the loss of lives and material damage due to the floods and assured to assist in provision of relief.
In the bilateral context, the Foreign Minister stated that the recently concluded session of Joint Economic Commission has helped further strengthen cooperation in multiple sectors.