BEIJING, Nov. 10(Xinhuanet)-- With the end of shipment of emergency relief goods to quake-hit Pakistan, China offered a total of 26.73 million US dollars to Pakistani victims, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao told the regular briefing that China shipped its 10th batch of emergency disaster relief goods to Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, Wednesday night.
A total of 1,911 tons of relief goods, including materials, cash and medical services, were airlifted by 24 planes to Pakistan after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on Richter Scale jolted Pakistan on Oct. 8, Liu said.
Sent in three batches, the emergency disaster relief goods covered 4,674 tents, 24,000 bedquilts, 24,000 padded mattress, 9,200 blankets, 24,000 bedsheets and 900 power generating units, Liu said.
The death toll came to 73,276, according to the official figures released by Islamabad early November. Enditem