CM distributes Rs 5.4mln cheques among victims

LAHORE, May 18 (APP):Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Saturday distributed cheques worth Rs 5.4 million among families of victims of various incidents.

He held a meeting at his office with the families of girl students and a rickshaw driver who had died in a traffic accident on MM Road near Bhakkar.

Families of the injured girl students and families of victims of rainstorms and lightening also met the chief minister. The chief minister also held a meeting with the father of a child, M Habib, who was murdered after kidnapping in Kotla Jam.

Speaking on the occasion, Usman Buzdar expressed his sympathies and said the government would not leave the families helpless. Every possible assistance would be provided for treatment of the injured student, Sana. He said the government had taken responsibility for treatment of the girl.

The chief minister announced a higher secondary school at Sira-e-Mohajar on the demand of the victim family. The principal secretary to CM, deputy commissioner Bhakkar and officials concerned were also present.