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Pakistan Secured Pledges of $10.57B For Flood Relief Fund From ... - TechJuice

Last updated Tuesday, January 10, 2023 09:05 ET , Source: TopWireNews

Pakistan’s government and United Nations arranged a conference in Genova for raising funds for flood relief following the devastating aftereffects of flood in Pakistan as things are getting financially out-of-hand. Pakistan was able to get over $10 billion in pledges from international financial institutions, donor agencies, and development partners for the rehabilitation, recovery, and reconstruction of the flood-affected areas at an international conference.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing a joint press stakeout after the International Conference on Resilient Pakistan in Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland. 9th January, 2023.#ResilientPakistan #PMShehbazinGeneva pic.twitter.com/c0mDs04t8c
Maryam Aurangzeb said in a series of tweets said that the International community and development partners are demonstrating exemplary compassion for flood victims at the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan and the Islamic development bank group has pledged $4.2 billion over three years.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, flanked by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, relayed the call for supporting the needs of 33 million people displaced by the country’s worst flood disaster. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar said at the closing of the conference in Geneva:
“The message from the world is clear: the world will stand by those who go through...

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