Q: The Horn of Africa is plagued by a drought once in six decades as well as the ensuing famine. Up till now, many countries and international organizations have pledged to provide emergency aid to the area. What is China's opinion in this regard?
A: We express deep concern over the mass famine caused by the serious drought at the Horn of Africa and extend profound sympathy to people afflicted by the disaster. The Chinese Government has decided to provide 90 million RMB worth of emergency food assistance to disaster-hit countries, helping people there tide over the difficulties.