Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar on Wednesday visited Mirpur to express solidarity with the earthquake affectees. He called on AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider and extended sympathies to him over the loss of lives and properties. He said that Punjab government is standing with the bereaved families and all the resources of the Punjab government are available for helping the affectees.
Helping them is my duty, he added. He extended full cooperation in relief and rehabilitation activities adding that destroyed bridges will be reconstructed as soon as possible. Similarly, restoration of Upper Jhelum Canal will be done on a priority basis. The chief minister also visited DHQ hospital Mirpur and inquired after the health of the injured citizens. He consoled them and prayed for their early recovery.