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Nepalese army chief appreciates Pak relief efforts

PESHAWAR, 03 May: Nepalese army chief General Gaurav SJB Rana has appreciated Pakistan for its active role in relief efforts.

During a visit to a field hospital established by Pakistan, he showered praise on doctors and other staff working there. He said that the people of Katmandu will always remember the help Pakistan extended to the quake-hit people of Nepal.

According to Inter-Service Public Relations the medical camp established by Pakistan Army in Katmandu was one of the important medical facilities providing treatment to the quake survivors. On the other hand, Pakistan Foreign Affairs Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry has said that Pakistan has sent 34 planes including 4 C130 planes of relief items to Nepal. Besides, Pakistan would also extend help in rehabilitation of the affected areas.

It merits a mention here that 25th April earthquake has killed ove 7,000 people in Nepal besides badly affecting another 8 million.


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