Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif allocated a grant of 38 billion rupees for the relief of each family affected by the flood. Rs.25000 will be distributed to each family.
Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said on Saturday that the federal government has allocated a grant of 38 billion rupees for the relief of every flood-affected family, out of which 25 thousand rupees will be distributed.
Talking to the flood-affected people, the Prime Minister said that he has already announced a grant of 15 billion rupees for Sindh, while under the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), after Balochistan, Sindh is also affected by floods.
He added that BISP has complete data which ensures prompt and fair distribution to deserving families.
The Prime Minister assured the provincial governments of the federal government’s support and said that such grants would be extended to other provinces as well.
Along with the Prime Minister, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, federal ministers and relevant officials were also present.
Talking to the flood-affected people
He said that the federal government with the support of the National Disaster Management Authority and other relevant departments is continuing to assist the provincial governments in rescue, relief and recovery efforts.
He said that a joint survey would be completed soon from which they would be able to get an estimate of the loss of life and property caused by the flood across the country.
The Prime Minister emphasized that in this trying time, they have to work collectively regardless of politics.
Political Address to Flood Victims
Without naming the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, he said that, unfortunately, a political party is playing politics on agreement with the International Monetary Fund and such self-interested politics can cause irreparable damage to Pakistan because of the IMF.
He said that I have never seen such selfish politics, it would be a great injustice to Pakistan and a big conspiracy against the country.
The Prime Minister said that he would have to dedicate himself to the country and the nation and urged the rich, prosperous industrialists and businessmen to come forward and help the people affected by the effects of rains and floods.
Flood damage in other provinces
He said that the flash floods in Swat and Kalam have caused a lot of damage as hotels have been washed away and many lives have been lost.
The Prime Minister also directed Energy Minister Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan to supervise efforts to restore power supply in the affected areas.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the entire country was badly affected by floods due to continuous monsoon rains, and resolved to control the flood-related problems with collective efforts.
The Prime Minister said that the heavy rains of the season have caused loss of human lives, and damage to roads and infrastructure in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.
During the visit to review the relief operations in Faqirani Jat, Oplano and other flood-affected areas, the Prime Minister was given a detailed briefing on the situation and relief operations.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and federal ministers were also with the prime minister.
At least 937 people have been killed and 30 million displaced as Pakistan struggles to deal with devastating floods.
Pakistan’s government has declared the devastating floods a “national emergency” with nearly 1,000 people dead and more than 30 million homeless as monsoon rains continue to lash the South Asian nation.
At least 937 people, including 343 children, have been killed since mid-June, according to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), with large parts of southwestern Balochistan province inundated. Which brought back memories of the devastating floods of 2010.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to close schools in the flood-affected areas. Schools will remain closed in the affected districts from today.
According to private TV, Provincial Education Minister Shahram Turkai has announced that schools will be closed in the flood-affected districts from today.
Schools will remain closed for two days in Upper Dir, Dera Ismail Khan and Swat, three days in Lower Dir, Tank, 5 days in Lower Chitral and 10 days in Upper Chitral.
It should be noted that most of the areas of Sindh and Balochistan have been badly affected by the stormy rains, while some districts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have also been affected.
Padidan, a town in Pakistan’s southern Sindh province, received 1,635.5 mm of rain this monsoon season, breaking the 49-year-old record of 1,597.2 mm, as torrential rains wreaked havoc across Pakistan, leaving South Asia 830 people have been killed. Country.
According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 313 children have been killed in torrential rains and floods across the country since the onset of the monsoon season in mid-June.