PM assures full assistance to flood-hit people

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has assured the flood-hit people of federal government's full support and cooperation in these difficult times.

He was talking to the affected people during his visit to the flood-hit areas of District Dera Ismail Khan and Tank of Khyber Pakhunkhwa, today.

The Prime Minister was briefed on the ongoing rescue and relief operation in the affected areas.

Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, speaking on the occasion called for mutual understanding and cooperation between the Khyber Pukhtunkwa and the Federal government in relief and rehabilitation activities.

He announced one million rupees for the heirs of the each individual who lost their lives in floods.

Shehbaz Sharif said infrastructure of the flood affected areas will be revamped at the earliest.

He lauded the role of National and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Disaster Management Authorities in the natural calamity.

Speaking on the occasion JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman said construction of Gomal Zam Dam is need of the hour as it will help avoid flood related issues and its water will be used for irrigation purposes.

Prime Minister is accompanied by Federal Minister for Communication Maulana Asad Mehmood and Advisor to PM Ameer Maqam.

Source: Radio Pakistan