Pakistan lauds China's help in battling forest fire
The national flags of China and Pakistan. /CFP

The national flags of China and Pakistan. /CFP

Lt Gen Akhtar Nawaz Satti, head of Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority, has praised China's efforts in helping its neighbor to battle a forest fire that killed three people at Koh-e-Sulaiman mountain range in Balochistan.

Satti spoke highly of the strategic partnership between the two countries and thanked China for its swift action, which included assembling an expert team to give advice, at a virtual meeting held to discuss the fire situation on May 27.

Chinese representatives attending the meeting said they are willing to strengthen cooperation on disaster management with Pakistan.

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