US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced a grant of $1 million for Pakistan “to build resilience against natural disasters.”
In a tweet on Wednesday night, the US official said, “We stand by Pakistan in hard times and offer our support to flood victims.”
He added that the US continues to work together with Pakistan to mitigate future impacts of the climate crisis.
We stand by Pakistan in hard times and offer our support to flood victims. In addition to $100,000 in immediate relief, the U.S. announced $1 million to build resilience against natural disasters, and we continue to work together to mitigate future impacts of the climate crisis. https://t.co/eDSeZOrvaE
— Secretary Antony Blinken (@SecBlinken) August 17, 2022
Earlier this week, US Ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Bloom had announced that the US Aid will provide Pakistan with $100,000 to help flood victims.