Measures to end threat of flash floods soon: PM
Addressing a gathering of flood-affected people of the area, he said the government would construct protective walls and channels to divert the raging hill torrents away from the populated areas.
He announced a package of Rs100 million for the provision of food, tents and other relief goods to the thousands who have been displaced. He also announced a compensation of Rs400,000 for each of the 15 people who lost their lives in the flash floods. The Prime Minister directed Pakistan Baitul Maal to ensure that the people are provided with quality food stuff and other relief goods so as to ease their sufferings. —INP