KP CM assures compensation against rain related losses in Hazara

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

A six-member delegation of parliamentarians from Hazara division led by Speaker Provincial Assembly Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani called on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan here on Tuesday and apprised him of the losses and damages caused by flash floods in district Abbottabad and its adjoining areas.

During the meeting they discussed matters related to the rehabilitation of various infrastructure damaged by flash floods and compensations to the affected people.

The matters related to the removal of illegal encroachments in Abbottabad city also came under discussion.

The delegation was comprised of provincial ministers Akbar Ayub Khan, Qalandar Khan Lodhi, Member of National Assembly Ali Khan Jadoon, Member Provincial Assembly Nazir Abasi and ex-provincial minister Yousaf Ayub.

Talking to the delegation, the chief minister directed Relief and Rehabilitation Department, Commissioner Hazara and other concerned high ups to conduct a survey to asses the losses caused by heavy rains and submit a report in this regard.

Mahmood Khan said the affected people would be facilitated and compensated to maximum possible level and would not be left alone.

Meanwhile, the chief minister expressed grief and sorrow on the losses of human lives due to heavy rains and flash floods in various parts of the province.

He expressed sympathies with the bereaved families and prayed for the eternal peace of departed souls.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Revenue Qalandar Lodhi and Member National Assembly from Abbottabad Ali Khan Jadoon Tuesday got approval for construction of Nowshera Kalu Meera Bridge on an emergency basis which was damaged by heavy downpour a couple of days ago in the region.

KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on the request of Qalandar Lodhi and Ali Khan Jadoon approved a hefty amount of Rs 80 million for the reconstruction of the Nowshera Kalu Meera bridge.

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