Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif orders officials to send help to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz SharifPakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed his officials to send all the necessary assistance to the Government and people of Sri Lanka, as required for the rescue and relief operations, SAMAA TV reported.

The Pakistan Government also extended condolences to Sri Lanka after the devastating floods and heavy rainfall killed more than 200 people and left thousands of others homeless in the island nation.

“Pakistan offers condolences to the Government and people of Sri Lanka over the loss of more than 200 precious lives and the displacement of more than 400,000 people due to the devastating floods and the record rainfall in Sri Lanka,” a statement by the Foreign Office said.

“Pakistan expresses solidarity with all those who have suffered due to these rains,” it said.

“The people of Pakistan stand with the brotherly people of Sri Lanka at this time of grief,” it added. (Colombo Gazette)

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  1. Shocked to learn about the sad plight of Sri Lankan people. This Vedic astrology writer had , however , alerted that during “ unique summer this time” falling within February to August 2016 , Southern India , Tamil Nadu and Sethupuram like places look to be in focus for stress. Health hazards and other connected woes , landslides are likely. So Sri Lank being somewhere near places in southern India are experiencing calamitous times. These alerts for taking appropriate measures were indicated in this writer’s article “ 2016 – a woeful year for India with slight cheer at the end” published on 18 January 2016 in online magazine thesop.org. Link to reach the article : thesop.org/story/20160118/2016-a-woeful-year-for-india-with-slight-cheer-at-the-end.html

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