Govt taking steps for relief to flood victims: PM
LAHORE, Aug 1 (APP)- Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday that the government was taking proper steps for proivding maximum relief to the people of flood affected areas. He urged civil society and non-government organisations (NGOs) to come forward to play their role in this regard.
Talking to Chairman Pakistan Red
Crescent Society, Punjab, Mian Muhammad Hanif here at the Governor’s
House, the Prime Minister said that rehabilitation of flood affectees
could only be ensured when all segemnts of a society extended full
He said that PRCS should send its
representatives to different areas across Pakistan and essure the
provision of relief to flood-hit people.
The Prime Minister directed the
PRCS to keep liaison with the provincial governments and take solid
measures for fully ensuring the provision of medicines and other
facilities to flood victims and matters should be shared with National
Disaster Management Authority and other departments concerned.
On the occasion, PRCS Chairman
Mian Muhammad Hanif apprised the Prime Minister of steps taken by the
Red Crescent Society in disaster areas. He said in the light of
directions of the Prime Minister, it would be ensured that all possible
steps were taken to help the flood affected people. He also informed
the Prime Minister about the performance of the society.