PM Shehbaz assures full cooperation to Saudi investor
Orders dispatch of emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghanistan
May 5, 2022 03:06 PM
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has assured all-out cooperation to prominent Saudi businessman Sami Malik who called on him in Lahore, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
During the meeting on Thursday, Shehbaz Sharif exchanged views with Sami Malik on bringing foreign investment to Pakistan.
The prime minister told the Saudi businessmen that his government has been serving the masses honestly. They were framing such policies aimed at boosting the economy, he added.
He said the overseas Pakistanis are the ambassador of the country.
Relief goods for flood-hit Afghans
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Thursday expressed solidarity with the people of Afghanistan facing loss of lives due to severe floods and said Pakistan was sending emergency relief goods for the victims.
“We are with the Afghan people in this difficult hour and will provide them every possible assistance,” the prime minister said in a statement issued by the PM Office.
PM Shehbaz Sharif expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives due to floods in 10 provinces of Afghanistan.
He called upon the international community to came forward and provide emergency assistance to the Afghan people in the wake of devastating floods.
He urged the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to intensify its efforts in assisting the affected Afghan people through the Afghan Humanitarian Trust Forum.
Shehbaz Sharif said floods could worsen the situation of ongoing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.
He pointed out that if timely action was not taken, there was a danger of increasing casualties.
He said the international community, particularly the United Nations, should launch a programme to help the people of Afghanistan by providing food, medical aid and shelter to the displaced.
The prime minister prayed for the patience of the families who lost their loved ones in floods.