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Following the devastating flooding, the UN chief is in Pakistan to show solidarity.

Antonio Guterres, the secretary-general of the United Nations, arrived in Pakistan early on Friday for a two-day official visit to show support for flood victims who have been harmed by the country’s devastation monsoon rains.

Over 1,391 people have been murdered as a result of floods that have destroyed homes, roads, railroad tracks, bridges, cattle, and crops, as well as record monsoon rainfall and glacier melt in northern mountains.

Thousands of people have been evicted from their homes as large portions of the country are under water. The UN chief arrived in Islamabad to show support for Pakistan following catastrophic flooding, according to the government,

which has disturbed the lives of up to 33 million people. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar met him at the airport.The UN leader again requested assistance from the international community after arriving in Pakistan.

In response to the disastrous floods in Pakistan, he tweeted, “I have arrived in Pakistan to express my deep solidarity with the Pakistani people and I urge for tremendous support from the international community as Pakistan responds to this climate calamity.”

The UN secretary general’s visit will go a long way toward showing Pakistan’s government and people that the world is behind them as they battle a massive natural disaster brought on by unseasonably heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the nation, according to the Foreign Office.

The Foreign Office spokeswoman stated, “During the visit, Secretary General Guterres will meet with the Pakistani leadership and senior officials to exchange views on the national and international response to this calamity caused by climate change.”

The head of the UN will visit the regions most severely affected by the climate crisis. In addition to managing the UN’s humanitarian response activities in support of the government’s rescue and relief efforts for millions of affected people, he will interact with displaced families on the ground.
“The Secretary-visit General’s will further increase public awareness of the enormous scope of this catastrophe, the numerous lives lost, and the extensive destruction it has caused. It will improve the proportionate and coordinated international response to the 33 million affected people’s humanitarian and other needs.

Along with other engagements related to the flood response, the Secretary-schedule General’s for the day includes a meeting with the prime minister, a visit to the National Flood Response and Coordination Centre (NFRCC), a joint press conference with the prime minister, discussions with the foreign minister, and a joint press stakeout at the foreign office.

In addition, the dignitary is anticipated to travel to some of the most severely impacted regions, such as Balochistan and Sindh (Sukkur, Usta Muhammad, Mohenjo Daro, and Larkana), where he will meet first responders and speak with those who have been displaced by the floods. Having personally observed the situation in numerous flood-affected locations, he will also hold a press conference at Karachi Airport on Friday evening, according to the spokesman.

The world will better grasp the damage inflicted by the floods thanks to this visit, said information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb in a statement.Pakistan had 391 mm (15.4 inches) of rain in July and August, which is over 190% more than the 30-year normal.Sindh, a province in southern Pakistan, has had 466% more rain than usual.Reuters provided additional information.