Islamabad, November 20, 2022 (PPI-OT):US lawmakers are awaiting flood-hit Pakistan’s post-disaster needs assessment to develop a US assistance package for inclusion in the Congressional stopgap funding bill that is expected to be passed by mid-December.
This was informed by Dr Ijaz Ahmad, chairman of the American-Pakistan Public Affairs Committee, who, along with some of the committee members, met key US lawmakers at Capitol Hill earlier this week. He told reporters that the US law makers have requested 600 million dollars immediate assistance package to aid relief and recovery as the flood-affected people now face harsh winter conditions.
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