Floods: CM orders Mianwali admin to remain alert

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Welcomes step of Imran to hold an int’l telethon to help flood affectees

Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaz Elahi has ordered the Mianwali administration and the departments concerned to remain alert in the wake of expected floods.

He ordered for completing all essential preparations in order to cope up with any untoward situation, saying that all resources should be utilised for timely evacuation of people, said a handout issued here on Sunday.

The CM ordered for taking effective and comprehensive preventive measures. He also ordered for maintaining surplus stock of medicines, clean drinking water arrangements, fodder for the livestock and necessary items, saying that the flow of Indus River should be monitored 24 hours.

He directed the officers concerned to visit the site and review the situation. He said that boats, de-watering sets and other necessary gadgets should remain hundred per cent functional.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervaz Elahi said that he welcomes the step of Imran Khan to hold an International Telethon to help the flood affectees.

The flood affectees of Sindh, Balochistan, KPK, and Punjab will be greatly helped by holding the telethon, he maintained.CM urged to help the flood affected persons and the families without any discrimination due to the havoc wreaked by the flood.

CM exhorted the philanthropists to generously contribute their donations in the CM Punjab and the KPK flood affectees account adding that the whole nation should actively come forward to help the flood affectees. CM lauded the role of Pakistan Army for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees.

CM commended that the Army Chief is himself on the forefront for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees. Chief Minister appreciated the Pakistan Army for timely evacuating and transporting thousands of persons to safe places who were stranded in flood.

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