ISLAMABAD, August 31: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan looked forward to the friendly countries seeking their help for the flood-stricken people.
The prime minister, in his response to the message of sympathy from the UK counterpart Boris Johnson, tweeted that Pakistan was a ground zero for climate-induced catastrophe.
He said Pakistan gratefully acknowledged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s message of sympathy and support for the flood affectees in Pakistan. “We look forward to our friends to step up to the plate and help the suffering humanity,” he commented.
The British prime minister, in a tweet, had said that it was heartbreaking to see the continuing devastation wrought by the floods in Pakistan. “My thoughts go to the victims and those helping with an heroic relief effort. The United Kingdom is sending support and continues to stand by the people of Pakistan in their hour of need,” Boris Johnson had remarked. -DNA