The delegation of Faizan Global Relief Foundation (FGRF) headed by Haji Abdul Habib Attari, a member of the Central Majlis Shura of Dawat-e-Islami, met with Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at his office on Monday and briefed him about the philanthropic work. The CM appreciated the services of FGRF related to welfare works and assured his full support.
The CM presented a gift of framed Ayat and Hadith about the Finality of Prophethood (PBUH) and a discussion was held about the rehabilitation measures for the flood victims in south Punjab. Both agreed to work jointly on the expedited rehabilitation of the affectees and a joint committee was formed regarding cooperation for the resettlement of flood victims.
Speaking to the delegation, Parvez Elahi said that the flood victims will be housed and houses will be constructed with the support of FGRF.
The resettlement of flood victims will be ensured with the joint coordination of the Punjab government and FGRF, he added. The flood victims will be given financial assistance of Rs.4 lakh for the construction of their damaged concrete houses, while financial assistance of Rs.2 lakh will be given for the construction of damaged houses; he stated and noted that FGRF has been active in welfare works. The Punjab government and FGRF will work together for the rehabilitation of the flood victims, the CM remarked. Medical teams have been formed to prevent epidemics in the affected areas, he mentioned.
The aid must reach the right beneficiaries. The passion for serving the affectees is admirable.
The government will continue to do whatever is possible for the flood victims; the CM said and reiterated that the government will ensure the transparent use of the donations.
Haji Yafoor Raza Attari, supervisor of Lahore division; director coordination department of Dawat-e-Islami Punjab Muhammad Liaqat Attari, FGRF supervisor Lahore division Haji Muhammad Afzal Attari, Hanif Memon, FGRF Karachi Muhammad Adil Attari, Dawat-e-Islami Karachi’s Muhammad Imran Ghigi, Irfan Attari and others were included in the delegation. Rasikh Elahi, Hafiz Ammar Yasir MPA, chairman of Madina Foundation Mian Muhammad Hanif and former BoP president Hamish Khan were also present.