Friday, April 22, 2011

Pakistan seeks UN help in flood forecasting, weather warning system

Dawn (Pakistan): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday sought United Nations’ assistance in developing flood forecasting and early weather warning system for Pakistan before the monsoon season.

Talking to Rauf Engin Soysal, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for Assistance to Pakistan here at the PM House, Gilani appreciated UN’s support and the Special Envoy’s dedicated work for the flood affected people of the country.

The prime minister lauded the personal commitment of Ambassador Soysal, who extensively visited the flood affected areas to oversee work of all UN agencies during the relief and recovery phases after the unprecedented floods…

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