US Appreciates Pakistan’s Assistance

Islamabad: The people of the United States are deeply grateful for the generous assistance provided by Pakistan for the victims of hurricane Katrina, says a press release issued here by the US embassy.
Pakistan has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross as a gesture of solidarity and sympathy by the government and the people of Pakistan to the government and people of the United States, who have been affected by this massive natural disaster.
The Government of Pakistan also plans to send a consignment of goods with a value of $500,000 to support the relief work in the areas affected by the hurricane.
“On behalf of the people of the United States, President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, the US Mission in Pakistan takes this opportunity to express its heartfelt appreciation for this gracious assistance.
“Such an outpouring of generosity provides both material and moral support, which mean a great deal to the victims of this terrible natural disaster and to all Americans,” the press release said.


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