Muhammad Hassan Bakshi, Chairman Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD), has expressed deep sorrow and grief over loss of human lives and the widespread devastation caused by heavy rains all over Pakistan, especially in Sindh including megacity city Karachi and requested the Federal and Sindh Governments to declare most affected areas as calamity hit zones and announce special packages to help disaster-hit people and restoration of infrastructural facility. Chairman ABAD, in a statement, said that ABAD is more than willing to work with federal and Sindh governments shoulder to shoulder in this catastrophic moment of national disaster.
He said that life is disturbed in Sindh, especially in Karachi- which has witnessed widespread destruction in terms of human lives, property and infrastructure. Association of Builders and Developers is willing to work with federal as well as Sindh government to help calamity hit people; he said adding that Abad will help with force and wholeheartedly with its all available resources.
Muhammad Hassan Bakshi said that great nations are those who are standing with calamity hit people and governments during the time of turmoil.
He urged all business communities and social circles to come forward and help both provincial and federal governments for restoration of normal life in disaster hit areas.
He reminded that ABAD has always supported governments and people of our country during testing times whether it be flood or earthquake or affordable housing for non-affording people.
He also urged federal and Sindh governments to form a Disaster Committee in Public-Private partnership for prevention and relief work before and after such disastrous period.