Islamabad (Staff Report): Pakistan's naval ship ‘Zulfiquar’ arrived Colombo port, Sri Lanka on Tuesday with relief goods.
According to details, the Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra handed over the relief goods to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, Ravi Karunanayake at the Colombo Port.
The ship had brought essential supplies such as dry ration, bottles of drinking water and medicine. In addition three medical teams have also arrived with the ship. It also has the capability to provide search and rescue facilities through its helicopter, rescue boats, medical team and expert divers.
The Sri Lankan minister expressed his gratitude to the people and the Government of Pakistan for providing timely and valued assistance. He also praised that Pakistan and Sri Lanka enjoy excellent relations.
Pakistan’s acting HC said that Pakistan will never leave any stone unturned to further help Sri Lanka in this time of need.
Sri Lanka is facing severe floods which have caused havoc and devastation in many parts of the country.