Islamabad, September 9, 2023 – Pakistan’s Caretaker Prime Minister, Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar, has pledged support and assistance to Morocco in the wake of a devastating earthquake that recently struck the North African nation.
Expressing deep sorrow for the loss of lives and extensive damage caused by the powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Morocco, Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar extended his sympathies to the affected families. He also conveyed Pakistan’s readiness to provide assistance to Morocco during this challenging period.
The earthquake, which struck Morocco, resulted in a tragic loss of 632 lives, leaving hundreds more injured. The impact of the earthquake has been severe, not only in terms of human casualties but also with regards to the extensive damage it inflicted on ancient structures and residential areas. Many homes and historical buildings have been buried under debris, making rescue efforts challenging.
Additionally, numerous vehicles have been trapped beneath the rubble, further complicating the situation for both victims and first responders. The earthquake’s force and intensity have left a significant mark on Morocco, and the road to recovery will be long and arduous.
Pakistan’s offer of assistance underscores the importance of international solidarity during times of crisis. As a nation that has experienced its share of natural disasters, Pakistan understands the need for swift and effective support in the aftermath of such catastrophic events.
The international community has also shown solidarity with Morocco, offering assistance and condolences to the affected nation. The road to recovery for Morocco will require not only immediate relief efforts but also long-term support to rebuild infrastructure and provide assistance to those affected by the earthquake.
Prime Minister Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar’s commitment to supporting Morocco in this difficult time reflects the strong bonds of friendship and cooperation between Pakistan and Morocco. As the international community rallies together to help Morocco recover from this devastating earthquake, the world stands united in its support for the people of Morocco during their time of need.