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Aid for Pakistan, UK pledges extra 70 million pounds

aid for PakistanLIVERPOOL, England: Great Britain, said Sunday that it would commit an extra £ 70 million (110 million dollars) to help flood victims in Pakistan to rebuild homes and schools and to boost agricultural production.

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, who visited the areas affected by flooding in early September, has called the crisis a tsunami  slow .  This is a catastrophe that we just met, he said, saying that 20 million Pakistanis have been affected by floods, and notes that the risk from waterborne diseases. Commitment is more than 64 million pounds of aid already provided by the British government.

Britain has a large minority of the population of Pakistani origin and many of them have been organizing private collections in shops and companies.

Relations between Britain and Pakistan are strained in June, when the prime minister, David Cameron, speaking during a visit to India, warned the Pakistani authorities not to ignore Islamic militants from the country now.

Britain has worked hard to repair relations and pressure countries like the European Union to grant trade concessions to promote the resumption of Pakistan against flooding. – Reuters

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