UN chief to arrive in flood-ravaged Pakistan next week on solidarity visit

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to communicate fortitude and stand with individuals of Pakistan and the public authority when 33% of the nation has been totally lowered by phenomenal floods set off by "better than average" storm downpours and the general loss of life has outperformed 1,100 imprint, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has chosen to visit the flood-impacted regions in the country.

Tending to a press preparation in New York, the UN representative Stephane Dujarric said the secretary-general will go to the areas most affected by the exceptional environment disaster. He will likewise meet with uprooted families.

UN chief to arrive in flood-ravaged Pakistan next week on solidarity visit

Unfamiliar Office representative Asim Iftikhar Ahmad while inviting the visit has said it will contribute amazingly to our aggregate work to feature the effect of this fiasco.

He said this visit by UNSG to additionally prepare worldwide help.

UN dispatches $160m streak appeal for flood casualties

A day sooner, the UN mutually sent off a glimmer appeal for $160 million to assist Pakistan with adapting to the flood obliteration that has caused a $10bn misfortune on the nation's economy.

Pakistan and the UN at the same time sent off the "2022 Pakistan Floods Response Plan" in Islamabad and Geneva. The FRP will supplement the public authority's general compassionate reaction to the new floods brought about by exceptional downpours.

In a video message for the send off of the allure, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said, "Pakistan is flooded with torment."

He kept up with that individuals in Pakistan were confronting a storm on steroids — the persistent effect of epochal degrees of downpour and flooding.