Federal Govt offers assistance to rescue stranded tourists in KPK

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ISLAMABAD, Oct 25 (APP): The Federal Government on Sunday
offered its assistance to the provincial government of Khyber
Pakhtunkhawa to ensure rescue of the stranded tourists in Naran
and Mansehra areas due to heavy snowfall.
In this regard, Federal Secretary Interior has contacted
Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for offering assistance, on
the directive of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, said a
PM House statement.
The National Highway Authority has already started work to
remove snow off the roads.
The Prime Minister has directed the relevant Federal
Government organisations to provide all possible assistance to
the provincial government in this regard.