PM announces compensation package to flood victims of Balochistan, KP

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relief for flood victims

Says will soon visit Balochistan to assess extent of damages

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has stated that federal government will provide one million rupees as compensation to the family of the deceased in floods after a joint survey of the NDMA and provincial disaster authorities.

He was chairing a high-level meeting in Islamabad on Thursday, on the flood situation in KP and Balochistan. The Prime Minister said Acting Chairman NDMA will immediately reach Quetta and work with the Balochistan government for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood affectees. He said coordinated efforts between the federal and provincial governments should be made.

There is no room for complacency. He said NDMA will increase its presence in flood-affected areas of Balochistan and KP. The Prime Minister said Allah Almighty be thanked that all dams are safe and secure and the situation is being monitored round the clock. Shehbaz Sharif said he will soon visit Balochistan to assess the extent of damage and express solidarity with the flood affectees.

He said all federal and provincial governments departments should be on the high alert in view of the more monsoon rains in the coming days. The Prime Minister said the whole nation is deeply grieved on the loss of precious lives as a result of the torrential rains and floods. We are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief.

The prime minister instructed all federal and provincial government departments to be on the high alert in view of the more monsoon rains in the coming days. He said that the whole nation was deeply grieved over the loss of precious lives as a result of the torrential rains and floods.

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