Ministry of Emergency Management of China: China plays an active role in fighting wildfires in Pakistan

  China News Service, Beijing, May 28 (Reporter Chen Su and Guo Chaokai) The reporter learned from the Ministry of Emergency Management of China on the 28th that on the afternoon of the 27th, in response to an urgent request from the Pakistani side, the Ministry of Emergency Management and the Pakistan National Disaster Management Agency discussed the recent Balochistan province. Suleiman Mountain Fire Fighting held a video conference.

  The Chinese side said that China and Pakistan are all-weather strategic partners, and the disaster management departments of the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. China is willing to strengthen cooperation with the Pakistani side in the field of disaster management.

After receiving Pakistan's request for assistance in putting out the wildfire, the Emergency Management Department attached great importance to it. Huang Ming, Minister of Emergency Management Department, immediately made a deployment, requesting quick action and active support.

The Chinese side will continue to pay attention to the development of the fire, mobilize resources from all parties, collect information on the fire situation, organize experts to carefully study and judge the impact of the disaster, and is willing to fully assist the Pakistani side in its rescue operations, including providing expert guidance and fire-fighting materials.

The Chinese experts also put forward fire-fighting suggestions to the Pakistani side based on actual combat experience.

  Lieutenant General Sati, Chairman of Pakistan's National Disaster Management Agency, highly praised the strategic partnership between the two countries when attending the meeting, thanked China for its rapid response, and specially organized a strong team of experts to study and make suggestions.

He said that China's proposals are pragmatic and practical, and the Pakistani side has benefited a lot.

  The two sides also introduced their respective systems, mechanisms, policies and measures for forest fire prevention and fire fighting, and indicated that they would strengthen exchanges, mutual learning and practical cooperation in this field, especially in personnel mutual visits, capacity building, early warning, and high-tech applications, and discussed the establishment of cooperation. mechanism to further implement bilateral cooperation documents.