Imtiaz instruct to speed up relief work for flood victims

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Important meeting of the Sub-Committee on Finance Affairs of the Sindh Cabinet was held at the office of the Sindh Energy Department. Secretary General Administration Hanif Chana, Secretary Irrigation Sohail Qureshi, Secretary Rehabilitation Muhammad Ali Khoso, Special Secretary Finance Department Shahab Qamar Ansari and senior officers of other relevant departments were present.

In the meeting, provision of more dewatering pumps to drain water from the flood-affected areas of Sindh where there is still water, as well as improvement of the irrigation system before the Rabi harvest, necessary relief for the flood-affected people and areas. Proposals for supply of materials and necessary funds for procurement of advanced robotic surgery systems for SIUT Larkana and BIUT Shaheed Benazir Abad were presented by the Ministers. Necessary orders were issued.

The minster were given Instructions to take steps to drain the water from the flood affected areas as soon as possible, make sanitary arrangements in these areas and prepare the arable land for sowing seeds as soon as possible and for this purpose. All available resources should be utilized and the required resources should be arranged immediately.

In the meeting, the energy minister also instructed that that the irrigation system in Sindh should be improved before the next harvest and for this purpose; the instructions of the Sindh Cabinet should be followed. He also instructed timely implementation of the decisions and instructions of the Sindh Cabinet.