On September 9, 2014, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong, on behalf of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, presented a cheque of Rs. 2 million to Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry in support of the flood relief efforts of the Pakistani government.
Ambassador Sun said that Pakistan has recently suffered from heavy casualties and property losses due to the severe flood. The Chinese government and people felt deep condolences and sincere sympathy to the people in the flooding-stricken areas. The Red Cross Society of China has also offered urgent relief donation to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society. It is hoped that the relief donations could render timely assistance to the Pakistani Government for its flood relief efforts. He was also convinced that under the leadership of the Pakistani Government,the people in the flooding-stricken areas will surely overcome the hardship and rebuild their homeland at an early date.
On behalf of the Pakistani Government, Foreign Secretary Chaudhry accepted the donation with sincere gratitude and believed that such generosity at the critical moment of hardship of Pakistan truly reflected the brotherly friendship between the Chinese and Pakistani people. He also stressed that the donations from the Chinese side will help the people in the flooding-stricken areas overcome the calamity and rebuild their homeland.
On the same day, the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan passed on the urgent relief donation of the Red Cross Society of China to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society.