Government to support Keti Bandar fire victims

Ketibandar—The Chairperson of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Marvi Memon, visited fire victims of Keti Bandar, District Thatta, along with Bait-ul-Mal Team. A BISP statement Saturday said that the Chairperson of BISP Marvi Memon visited the grieved families of fisher folks whose 10 members burnt alive in the ghastly fire incident from the scattered diesel used as fuel for the fishing boats at Keti Bandar on February 8.
It said that she had visited the grieved families and injured people in hospital on February 8, 2016 and had promised to personally talk to MD Bait-ul-Mal for their financial aid. On Saturday she visited the grieved families along with Bait-ul-Mal team for financial aid of fire victims. On the occasion, Marvi Memon expressed sympathy with the affectees and offered condolences to the bereaved family members.
She said that the government is determined for support the fire victims and every possible step will be taken for their relief and rehabilitation. She said that PML-N Government has always given priority to rights and assistance of laborers and workers of the country without any discrimination. She urged upon the need of preemptive measures to avoid such incidents in the future.
Meanwhile, it is reported that Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) has so far received 14, 606 complains against fraud SMS scam offering cash in the name of the organization and blocked 6136 sims.
These numbers were blocked and complete investigation has been initiated to nab the culprits behind this game, he told APP.—APP

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