PM Shehbaz announces compensation for KP’s flood-affectees

PM Shehbaz visits KP’s flood-affected areas, announces compensation

TANK: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday visited to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa flood-affected areas of Tank and Dera Ismail Khan to meet flood affectees and review the relief and rehabilitation work.

He was briefed about the relief operation being carried out in the flood-affected areas and damages to the infrastructure in flood-affected districts.

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur-Rehman and Advisor to PM Engineer Amir Muqam are also with him.

The prime minister met flood victims in Tank. He also announced the compensation of Rs1 million for the families of the deceased. KP chief minister, PDMA and the federal government are working together for the rehabilitation, PM Shehbaz said to a family affected by the floods. “I am your servant, Shehbaz Sharif.”

Later in the day, he will visited the flood-hit areas of Dera Ismael Khan.

PM Shehbaz Sharif said that the infrastructure of the flood affected areas will be revamped at the earliest.

Speaking on the occasion, JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman said construction of Gomal Zam Dam is need of the hour as it will help avoid flood related issues. The water from the dam could also be used for irrigation purposes, he said.



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