PR No.72 High Commissioner Expresses Solidarity With Flood Affected Families In UK Islamabad: December 8, 2015

H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, has expressed solidarity with the flood affected families and appealed to the Pakistani diaspora to come forward and extend all possible help to thousands of people who have been affected by floods in Northern England and Scotland over the past few days.

In his message, the High Commissioner called upon the volunteers to liaise for assistance with the rescue centres, relief organisations and other aid agencies, already working in the affected areas. He said: “The floods are unprecedented and devastating; we must help the affected families in our communities to alleviate their sufferings.”

Moreover, the High Commissioner has instructed the Consuls General/Consuls in all the four Consulates of Pakistan at Birmingham, Bradford, Manchester and Glasgow to mobilise the community for voluntary work wherever needed. He also advised the officials to visit the flood affected areas to meet community members to offer support/assistance.