Rehabilitation of flood affectees govt’s priority

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Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Information Secretary Faisal Karim Kundi Monday said that rehabilitation and financial assistance for flood-affected families are topmost priorities of government for which Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) was playing a leading role.

Talking to PTV news channel, he said that around 31,000 families in D.I.Khan were provided cash assistance under BISP program, adding, further list was being updated and distribution of the assistance amount was started in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and South Punjab on equal basis.

He said rehabilitation of the flood affected people is a major challenge and federal government with the help of provincial governments will provide all possible assistance to the flood affectees. He said joint efforts at the national level were the need of the hour to mitigate the suffering of the flood-affected people.—APP

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