Dear Ambassador, High Commission of Pakistan, Maldives
I am a Maldivian citizen who is exalted that the Maldivian people joined as a nation to raise funds for your country, the people of Pakistan who are affected by floods.
I am a concerned citizen about how the money is collected in the name of Pakistan citizens as there are no transparent systems in the Maldives to monitor the money being raised.
I wish that the Government of Pakistan would take this opportunity, at this time of need to help the Pakistan people, to establish transparent and accountable systems so that the international community’s confidence is built.
Establishing monitoring mechanisms is one way to raise further support and guarantee the voice of the affected communities.
I would aspire that you would establish monitoring systems at all levels so that corruption can be rooted out as much as possible.
The monitoring systems are required based on previous experiences with disasters in the developing countries (including the tsunami in the South Asian countries).
By maintaining a monitoring mechanism, the government of Pakistan and SAARC countries can play an effective role.
I wish the citizens of affected people of Pakistan a fast recovery. I commend the Government of Pakistan’s efforts in relief work to help people of Pakistan.
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