Monday September 05, 2022

Floods Incurs Loss Of 10 Billion Dollar As Per Initial Estimation: Ahsan Iqbal

Islamabad: Federal Minister for planning Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan and the USA have to mould strong partnership for tackling the climate change.

Talking to a delegation of the USA congress, the Minister said that it is feared that as many as 10 billion dollar loss incurred owing to the catastrophe of floods.

Ahsan Iqbal said that we welcome the American delegation vist to counry for inspecting the destruction from the devastating floods.

U.S. Congressional delegation (CODEL) led by Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Tom Suzi and Al Grain including the US ambassador to the country Donald Bloom participated in the meeting.

Talking on the occasion, the Minister said that the USA participation in the sorrow and solidarity are the the best precedent of good will.

He said that devasting floods brought destruction at large scale. He said that according to the initial estimation, it is feared that as many as 10 billion dollar loss were incurred owing to the floods.

He said that the agriculture of the country has affected the most from the raging floods while the most poor areas of the country affected by the floods.

Ahsan Iqbal urged the international community to extend help for efforts steering out of destruction caused by environmental calamity.

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