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Australia provides $5mln as humanitarian assistance for flood-hit people: High Commissioner
October 14, 2022

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Australia has provided five million dollars in humanitarian assistance to help the people of Pakistan adversely affected by the devastation caused by recent flooding.

In an exclusive interview with APP,  Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Neil Hawkins said Australia would continue to assist Pakistan in overcoming the enormous challenge of recent floods.

The High Commissioner also lauded Pakistani authorities engaged in rescue and relief operations in flood-affected parts of the country.

To a question, he said the climate change issue is affecting Pakistan and Australia, to which both countries have to cooperate. He underscored that both sides must know how to protect people and other resources.

Neil Hawkins said the private sector of Pakistan is enthusiastic and Australia welcomes Pakistani traders and business people to play their role in enhancing bilateral trade.