US assures continued support to flood victims of Pakistan

The United States has assured its continued support to the flood victims of Pakistan.

The assurance was given by US Ambassador Donald Blome while talking to Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal in Islamabad today.

The US Ambassador expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives due to rain and flood and showed solidarity with people of Pakistan.

Speaking on the occasion, the Planning Minister apprised the US Ambassador about the rescue and relief activities in the flood-hit areas. He said restoration of infrastructure is a big challenge at the moment.

Ahsan Iqbal further said that rescue and relief operations are continuing and the government is making all out efforts to ensure social protection of the affected people through Benazir Income Support Programme and other sources.

Source: Radio Pakistan