Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will hand over in Karachi fifteen (15) trucks of relief goods for the flood victims of Punjab to Mian Mnazoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP and Tanvir Ashraf Kaira, Secretary General, on September 15(Monday).
The trucks loaded with relief goods will reach Lahore after two days and thereafter will be immediately dispatched to the Relief Camps set up in the flood affected districts of Punjab. The relief packages for families include tents for temporary shelters including eatables and other items of daily use.
The PPP Punjab had already set up Relief Camps in some flood affected districts and was establishing more with a view to reach out to all the flood victims of the province.
The Relief Camps so set up would be in Gujranwala, Wazirabad,Mandi Bahuddin,Qadrabad,Sialkot, Bijwat,Narowal,Pindi Bhattian, Jalalpur Bhattian,Chinot, Bhawana,JhangAtta Hazari Billoo. More such camps will be set up on the need basis.
President Punjab PPP will tour all the camps to distribute and also supervise the relief operation to ensure that the relief goods are delivered to the legitimate victims efficiently and timely.
He said that the PPP had already set up Medical Camps and was actively engaged in establishing more camps to provide medical facilities to the flood sufferers. It would be the endeavour of the Party to provide treatment and prevention facilities in the floods affected areas to prevent the spread of diseases.
Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo said that the Party would also launch Benazir Mobile Dispensary scheme with a view to reach the victims in the far flung areas.
Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo disclosed that Flood Relief Account had been opened in the Sindh Bank Brach located at Johar Town, Lahore in which 19 lacks had already been deposited in a single day. He said he was very encouraged by the response of the donors.
Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo said that the Punjab PPP had set up Punjab Social Services Wing that would also undertake providing services to the needy in health and education sectors. Workers Welfare Fund has been integrated in the Social Services Wing, he added,