Govt to facilitate shifting of victims bodies to native towns: Tariq Ch

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP): Minister for Capital Administration and
Development Division Dr Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Thursday said the
federal government will provide transport facility for shifting of
bodies of PIA plane crash victims to their native towns.

Talking to media at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS),
the minister said a well-equipped facilitation center has been established at PIMS to facilitate the family members of victims.

The minister said the prime minister has directed to fully
facilitate the family members of victims of PIA plane crash.

He requested the family members to cooperate with the relevant staff in completion of identification process of dead bodies through DNA.

He said the officials concerned will prepare record of dead bodies
at time of arrival through helicopter at the federal capital then further
coordination will be done at PIMS. He said the prime minister had directed to shift all bodies through helicopter.

He said that the process of identification of bodies through DNA will
take six to eight days. He assured that the government will ensure errorless and complete identification of bodies.

He said the available samples will be matched through DNA while
further samples will be collected for DNA identification of all bodies at PIMS.

He said the people may get any relevant information from PIMS
facilitation center on telephone number 051-9260340.