Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all federal departments to fully assist Balochistan government in provision of relief to the earthquake victims.
In a statement, the Prime Minister said the federal government will extend all possible assistance to Balochistan government in this difficult hour.
He also expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the earthquake. He directed to provide best medical treatment to those injured.
I have ordered immediate assistance on an emergency basis for the Harnai, Balochistan, earthquake victims & for an immediate assessment of the damage for timely relief & compensation. My condolences & prayers go to the families who lost their loved ones.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 7, 2021
The Prime Minister has received preliminary report of the losses caused by the tremor and the current situation in the quake hit areas.
Meanwhile, in a tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan said he has ordered an immediate assistance on an emergency basis for the earthquake victims of Harnai.
The Prime Minster also called for an immediate assessment of the damage for timely relief and compensation.
Imran Khan condoled with the families who lost their loved ones in the quake.
Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has said the civil armed forces are cooperating with the local administration in extending help to the quake victims of Balochistan.
In a statement, he said Frontier Corps Balochistan (North) is fully participating in the rescue efforts. He said all resources are being utilized to carry out rescue and relief work in Harnai and adjoining areas.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has assured government’s full cooperation to the quake affected people of Balochistan.
In a statement, he expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in the tremor and condoled with the bereaved families.
The Information Minister said the entire nation is aggrieved over the loss of lives in the quake. He said relevant departments have been directed to extend every possible assistance to the affected people.