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PR No. 118 PAKISTAN EMBASSY PRESENTS RMB 100,000 DONATION TO LONGZHEN ELDERLY CARE CENTER RAISED THROUGH A CHARITY BAZAAR Islamabad: June 16, 2016

The ?Ambassador of Pakistan to China  Masood Khalid presented a cheque of RMB 100,000 along with goods in kind to Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre here today, says a press release received here today from Beijing.

 

     The Pakistan Embassy had raised funds for the charitable cause earlier at a Charity Bazar it had organized on its premises on 28 May 2016, where Madam Qian Wei, the spouse of Chinese Foreign Minister was the Chief Guest. 

            ?The Ambassador was received by Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre,  at the Centre compound that had organized a ceremony for the occasion, wherein a representative of the Chinese Foreign Office, Officer and ladies from the Pakistan Embassy, as well as the working staff and elderly people from the Centre also joined in. 

     Ambassador Masood Khalid in his remarks reiterated Pakistan’s long-standing friendship with China, and described the donation as “a modest contribution towards enhancing the welfare of the senior citizens and elderly people.”

     While speaking on the occasion, Ms. Zhang highly appreciated the kind gesture of Pakistan Embassy in contributing towards the welfare of the elderly people of Beijing. 

 

 The elderly people at the Centre also interacted with the Ambassador and his team, and expressed their appreciation.  They displayed their art work and pastime activities; one of them, an 87 year old, demonstrated traditional Chinese tai chi for the guests. 

 

                                   

                                                                               

PR No. 118

PRESS RELEASE

 

PAKISTAN EMBASSY PRESENTS RMB 100,000 DONATION TO LONGZHEN ELDERLY CARE CENTER RAISED THROUGH A CHARITY BAZAAR

 

 

Islamabad: June 16, 2016

 

            The ?Ambassador of Pakistan to China  Masood Khalid presented a cheque of RMB 100,000 along with goods in kind to Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre here today, says a press release received here today from Beijing.

 

     The Pakistan Embassy had raised funds for the charitable cause earlier at a Charity Bazar it had organized on its premises on 28 May 2016, where Madam Qian Wei, the spouse of Chinese Foreign Minister was the Chief Guest. 

            ?The Ambassador was received by Ms. Zhang Yu, Chief Executive of Longzhen Elderly Care Centre,  at the Centre compound that had organized a ceremony for the occasion, wherein a representative of the Chinese Foreign Office, Officer and ladies from the Pakistan Embassy, as well as the working staff and elderly people from the Centre also joined in. 

     Ambassador Masood Khalid in his remarks reiterated Pakistan’s long-standing friendship with China, and described the donation as “a modest contribution towards enhancing the welfare of the senior citizens and elderly people.”

     While speaking on the occasion, Ms. Zhang highly appreciated the kind gesture of Pakistan Embassy in contributing towards the welfare of the elderly people of Beijing. 

 The elderly people at the Centre also interacted with the Ambassador and his team, and expressed their appreciation.  They displayed their art work and pastime activities; one of them, an 87 year old, demonstrated traditional Chinese tai chi for the guests. 

 


 

                                   

                                                                               

PR No. 119

PRESS RELEASE

 

MEETING REVIEWS THE PERFORMANCE OF PAKISTAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT

Islamabad: June 16, 2016

          On the directions of the Prime Minister a meeting was chaired by Secretary to the Prime Minister today to review the performance of Pakistan Meteorological Department particularly the existing mechanism of the Meteorological Department viz-a-viz Monsoon forecasting and related matters.

            The Meteorological Department gave a presentation regarding its existing capacity of timely forecasting of Monsoon and changes in weather. The meeting was also briefed about the efficacy of existing radar system working round the clock. It was informed that some radars are getting obsolete and it is difficult to get them repaired because of the redundant technology. The meeting agreed to go for the best quality radar from the international market and the Meteorological Department was asked to submit a comprehensive project document along with financial costing for the approval of the competent authority.

            It was also agreed that the Meteorological Department will regularly share weather forecast with all the provincial governments, and will also disseminate the same through media, to mitigate the risk. It was agreed that Pakistan Meteorological Department, Federal Flood Commission and NDMA will effectively communicate among each other in real time for better coordination.

            The participants of the meeting were told that the Government is fully committed to provide all adequate resources to strengthen the Meteorological Department through provision of equipment, quality human resource and operational independence. Chairman NDMA briefed the meeting that NDMA is ready with all its stock for any untoward eventuality during floods. The Chairman also apprised the meeting that he is in contact with all the provincial disaster management authorities and fully aware of all their existing stocks for flood relief.

            The meeting was attended by Secretary Climate Change, Secretary Aviation, Chairman NDMA, Director General Pakistan Meteorological Department, Chairman Federal Flood Commission and senior government officials.

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