Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has called on the high profile persons like UNHCR’s Goodwill Ambassador, Ms. Angelina Jolie to help the flood affectees in Pakistan by sensitizing the international community and creating better awareness about the plight of millions of flood victims as well as to mobilize support for the immediately required assistance for relief and rehabilitation. The Prime Minister was talking to Ms. Angelina Jolie, Goodwill Ambassador on UNHCR who called on him here at the PM House on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister thanked Ms. Angelina Jolie for her expression of solidarity and support with the people of Pakistan and termed her visit as timely for drawing the world’s attention to the distress and despair of Pakistani flood victims. He also appreciated the fact that she had made personal financial contribution for the relief efforts immediately after the onset of unprecedented floods.
Ms. Angelina Jolie said that she was deeply moved by her visit of flood affectees and refugees camps. She said that she was pleased to see that the Pakistani people are not loosing hopes and are confronting the challenges courageously.
She appreciated the resilience of the flood affectees and the government’s endevour to help them in these testing times. She assured that she will do everything possible to generate help for their assistance.