x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Sheikh Khalifa orders aid for Pakistan earthquake victims

The President has given the order for the UAE to offer emergency assistance to people living in Mashkeel.

Sheikh Khalifa, the President, has given the order for the country to offer emergency assistance to people living in Mashkeel, a town in the south-western province of Baluchistan, Pakistan, that was hit by an earthquake on Tuesday.

Provisions such as tents and food items will provided on behalf of the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation, which will coordinate with the UAE Embassy in Pakistan, the state news agency Wam said.