Sunday August 28, 2022

PM Calls All Parties Conference Tomorrow Over Floods Catastrophe In Country

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called a multi-party conference to deliberate upon future course of action with regard to devastation caused by floods and heavy rainfall nationwide.

The all-party conference will be held at the Prime Minister House on Monday (tomorrow) where consultations will be made on rehabilitation of the flood affectees.

β€œAll political parties including allies in the coalition government will be invited to the meeting,” they said.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is visiting flood-hit areas of Sindh province for the last two days. The prime minister also announced a grant of Rs 15 billion to the Sindh government to overcome the heavy losses of lives and infrastructure in the wake of the massive destruction caused by flash floods.

During the visit to flood-hit areas, the prime minister took an aerial view of the inundated areas of Sukkur, Rohri, Khairpur, Faiz Ganj, Kot Diji, and Thari Mir Wah.

He was given briefing on the damage caused by the unprecedented rains and floods as well as relief and rehabilitation work. Later, the Prime Minister also met with flood-affected people.

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