Pakistan dispatches second consignment of relief items for Sri Lanka

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ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Pakistan on Thursday dispatched the second consignment of relief items for flood affected people in Sri Lanka.

The relief goods were sent in line with the Prime Minister’s directive to help in the rescue and relief assistance efforts for the people affected by the devastating flood, landslides and torrential rains in Sri Lanka.

The second consignment also contains 330 tents to provide shelter to the displaced people.

The Government and the people of Pakistan stand with the brotherly people of Sri Lanka in this hour of need and will continue to assist in the rehabilitation of those affected by this natural calamity, a statement from the Foreign Office said.