New York: US Congressman Tom Suozzi, has said that Pakistan is going through a very crucial time due to floods, and urged the global community to come forward and extend all out support to the flood-hit Pakistanis.
He was speaking at a fundraising event for flood victims in New York.
The Rotary Club of Hicksville South and the Pakistani Society of America, in collaboration with other organizations, organized a fundraising dinner for flood victims at a local hotel in Long Island, New York, in which US Congressman Tom Suozzi, and other officials attended, and appreciated the event organizers for feeling the pain of the flood victims,
In his address to the participants, Congressman Tom Suozzi, informed about his visit to the flood-affected areas of Pakistan at the beginning of this month and the difficulties faced by the victims.
He said that the relationship between Pakistan and America has definitely been subject to ups and downs, but we have asked our government to help Pakistan in this difficult time.
Consul General of Pakistan in New York Ayesha Ali, Azad Kashmir President Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry and others also participated in the ceremony.
Addressing the audience, they informed about the damage caused by the flood.
On this occasion, prominent figures of the community, New York Police Muslim Officers Society President Deputy Inspector Adeel Rana, Sagheer Ahmed and others were presented with certificates of appreciation for working to help the flood victims from America.
Before the end of the ceremony, the well-known singer Fakhir created the magic of his voice and warmed the blood of the audience, with presentation of songs in his melodious voice.
A large number of participants collected funds for the flood victims
They said that Pakistan cannot deal with the effects of this disaster alone, Pakistan should get relief in repayment of debts.
Participating in the event, the Nassau County Comptroller burst into tears while describing the plight of flood victims. He appealed for maximum help.
Community activists participating in the event said that they are trying to provide all possible assistance to the flood victims.