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Prime Minister imposes emergency in flood-hit areas


The Prime Minister has introduced to impose emergency in areas hit by extreme monsoon rains and floods, and ordered the finance ministry to concern Rs 5 billion to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)for rescue and aid packages, ARY News reported. 

According to a press release issued by the Prime Minister’s House, a state of emergency has been imposed in areas severely hit by floods and rains.

Additionally, the PM has ordered to type a joint committee of NDMA and PDMA to start rescue and rehabilitation packages for the flood-affected individuals.

The PM mentioned ordered the Finance Ministry to concern Rs 5 billion for the rescue and aid packages, saying the packages are their utmost precedence. We must take into consideration the individuals in misery over our political conflicts, the PM added.

The committee fashioned by PM consists of Ahsan Iqbal, Asad Mehmood, Abdul Wasay, Murtaza Javed, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Chairman NDMA and Secretary communications. The committee would maintain its inaugural session immediately and formulate a coordination coverage.

The PM added that they should formulate a short-term and a long-term technique to beat the state of affairs. The provincial authorities have been ordered to submit reviews to the federal authorities by the PM.

Also Read:Death toll from Balochistan floods climbs to 166

Shehbaz Sharif demanded involved authorities estimate the losses brought on by floods as quickly as potential. All improvement initiatives must be remodelled conserving local weather change in thoughts, the PM added.



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