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APPAC’s efforts pay-off as US announces another $100m in aid to Pakistan

Now US share in aid has reached to a total $400m

New York: The American Pakistani Public Affairs Committee’s efforts to bring international aid to Pakistan yield fruits, as the US government has announced to grant another $100 million in aid to Pakistan to deal with the flood devastation.

According to the State Department, this aid money will be given under the Pak-America Green Alliance.

The American Pakistani Public Affairs Committee is an important and representative organization of the Pakistani American community, which has highlighted the grim situation of Pakistan after floods wrecked havoc.

In the special international environmental conference held in Geneva, the US has announced an additional 100 million dollars in aid to Pakistan.

This aid money will be given under Pak-America Green Alliance and, spent on food, medical aid, agriculture and infrastructure construction and maintenance.

APPAC has welcomed the announcement of another 100 million dollars in aid to Pakistan by the United States.

APPAC Chairman Dr. Ijaz Ahmad, National Executive Committee President Dr. Mehmood Alam, Vice President Dr. Tariq Ibrahim, Secretary General Ayesha u-kio and board members thanked US Senator Bob Menendez, Senator Cory Booker, Senator Lindsey Graham, and the president Joe Biden for the announcement of generous aid.

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement that the US will provide an additional $100 million in financial aid to Pakistan and both countries are working together to Materialise this.

Now our share in aid has reached 200 million dollars.

The USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman has further announced that his agency will spend on agriculture, health, education and governance in Pakistan.

While speaking in Geneva, Isobel Coleman said that seeing the flood disasters in Pakistan, the USAID decided that it will not leave Pakistan alone in this difficult situation.

Isobel Coleman said that a disaster response team was appointed in September. American officials and USAID administrator Administrator Samantha Power visited the flood-affected areas and reviewed the damage caused by the flood.

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