According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the Chinese government will give additional disaster assistance supplies to Pakistan totaling RMB 300 million.
China has gathered 200 tonnes of onions and will shortly ship them along the Karakoram Highway to flood-stricken Pakistan, according to Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Mao Ning.
"Based on Pakistan"s demands, the Chinese side has gathered 200 tonnes of veggies and will send them as soon as feasible via the Karakoram Highway," she said during her regular briefing in response to a question from an APP correspondent.
Mao Ning, a member of the Communist Party of China (CPC), became the Chinese Foreign Ministry"s 33rd spokesperson.
She went on to say that the China Meteorological Administration supplied Pakistan with real-time weather forecasts as well as technological assistance.
She revealed that, in addition to the RMB 100 million in emergency humanitarian assistance, the Chinese government has agreed to contribute RMB 300 million in disaster relief materials.
Luo Zhaohui, Chairman of China International Development Cooperation Agency, revealed the donation decision on Saturday at a virtual meeting with Akhtar Nawaz, Chairman of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari have already conveyed their heartfelt appreciation to China"s government and people for the additional relief assistance provided to flood victims in Pakistan.
The Chinese side, according to the spokeswoman, has been standing alongside Pakistan and making every effort to provide disaster relief support since the floods began.
She stated that Chinese authorities, including President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang, have extended condolence letters to their Pakistani counterparts.
The Chinese authorities quickly dispatched desperately needed goods, including tents, to Pakistan. The Chinese Red Cross Society donated to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society. China"s sub-national governments, organisations, and people have all shown their sympathies and support in various ways.
"A cruel calamity can bring out the best in people." We are prepared to maintain close communication and collaboration with the Pakistani side in order to completely assist and help them," she added.