Xinjiang donates relief supplies to Gilgit-Baltistan

China Economic Net

Urumchi: The government of Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, China recently donated a patch of relief supplies worth ?1 million to Gilgit-Baltistan for tackling the flood.

The relief supplies include quilt with cotton wadding, cotton-padded clothes, tents and others.

A handover ceremony was held at the Khunjerab pass. These relief supplies would be sent to Gilgit-Baltistan by Khunjerab pass.

Gilgit-Baltistan has been severely affected by rains and floods, according to a Gilgit-Baltistan government report issued in August.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has announced Rs 3 billion for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the flood-affected areas of Gilgit Baltistan when visiting the flood-affected areas of Gilgit Baltistan.