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21000 tents to be sent to China quake affectees


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has Friday ordered immediate dispatch of 21,000 tents to China as relief for the affected people of the worst earthquake in recent times. About 1,000 tents have already been airlifted and the remaining 20,000 are in the process of being dispatched, a government spokesperson said.

Four planeloads of relief goods containing medicines, mineral water, blankets and mats will also be sent to China, while two planeloads of relief goods were dispatched to China last week. The Prime Minister has also directed the Foreign Office to stay in close touch with the Chinese government so that Pakistan could immediately cater to the specific needs of the quake affected people in China.-SANA



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