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China to give extra 200 mln yuan to Pakistan in aid

09-07-2010 08:30 BJT

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The Chinese government has announced it will provide an additional 200 million yuan, or nearly 30 million US dollars, in aid for flood-stricken Pakistan.

The government has already provided 120 million yuan in humanitarian relief to Pakistan. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu says that as Pakistan's close neighbor, China will continue to support disaster relief and reconstruction efforts. Jiang adds that Pakistan is still facing severe challenges, and needs additional aid from the international community.

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV

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