ISLAMABAD: Expressing solidarity with the flood victims, the Christian community in Pakistan has appealed to the nation to actively participate in the immediate relief of the distressed brothers.

President of Pakistan Catholic Bishops Conference and Bishop of Islamabad Rawalpindi Diocese Dr Joseph Arshad said that Pakistan the heavy rains had created a disastrous situation in the country.

In all the four provinces of the country, only water is visible, the problems of the people have increased due to dangerous floods and landslides everywhere.

In a statement, he said that South Punjab, Balochistan Province, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh have been affected more by the rains and there has been immense loss of life, financial, economic and food.

Dr. Joseph Arshad said that millions of people have become homeless due to floods and are enduring the hardships of life under the open sky.

There is a dire need for food and medicine. In this hour of difficulty, it is the duty of every Pakistani, including the Christian community, to provide practical assistance in helping the flood victims.

In the situation of emergency on a large scale in Pakistan, the Christian leader Dr. Joseph Arshad appealed to the entire nation to express solidarity with the flood victims and ensure their timely assistance so that they can be supported in the hour of suffering and distress.

Published in Dawn, September 2nd, 2022

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