Pakistan donates $1M for ‘Yolanda’

Philippine Daily Inquirer
7:16 am | Friday, March 14th, 2014

MANILA, Philippines—Ambassador Safdar Hayat of Pakistan on Thursday handed over a check for $1 million to Foreign Secretary Albert F. del Rosario as his government’s contribution to the ongoing relief and reconstruction efforts in the wake of devastation caused by Super Typhoon Yolanda which struck the central Philippines on Nov. 8.

In a simple handover ceremony at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Del Rosario accepted the donation on behalf of the Philippine government and expressed his gratitude to the ambassador for this gesture of goodwill and friendship. Hayat reiterated the messages of the president and the prime minister of Pakistan expressing deep sympathy for the tragic loss of life and property caused by the typhoon.

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