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Additional US money is not aid, but a link in Pak-US relations: Samantha Power


While holding a press conference with the American ambassador in Islamabad, Samantha Power said that more or less 12 billion dollars have been lost due to floods in Pakistan so far — Photo: Reuters

USAID Administrator Samantha Power has said that on the appeal of the United Nations, the United States has announced an additional aid of 20 million dollars for the flood victims of Pakistan.

While holding a press conference with US Ambassador Donald Bloom in Islamabad, Samantha Power said that more or less 12 billion dollars have been lost due to floods in Pakistan. Satellite images show that one-third of Pakistan is under water. has come

He said that I am announcing an additional aid amount of 20 million dollars from USAID for the relief of flood victims in Pakistan.

He said that on the request of Pakistan, an air bridge has been established for relief in the flood-affected areas.

On this occasion, American Ambassador Donald Bloom said that before this additional aid from the United States to fight the floods in Pakistan, 30 million dollars have been given to Pakistan to help the flood victims.

The USAID Administrator and the US Ambassador said that they have also conducted an aerial inspection of the emergency relief items provided to the victims.

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