Bilawal Bhutto walks in flood water to meet people in Chinniot
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Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday reached Chiniot as part of his visit to flood-affected areas.
Chairman Bilawal Bhutto arrived Lahore in the afternoon where he was received by Mian Mnazoor Ahmed, President Punjab PPP. Former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, Opposition Leader Syed Khurshid Shah and Qamar Zaman Kaira, Secretary Information, were also present at the airport. They all left with the Chairman for the flood sites in a helicopter.
The Chairman setting aside all the protocols mixed with the flood victims and expressed his total solidarity with them assuring that the PPP would not left them alone in these difficult times.
The flood affectees, men and women, were grateful to the Chairman who had come all the way to share their difficult times with pledge that they would not be left alone and PPP would ensure their rehabilitation with honour and dignity.
While sharing his views with the people he urged upon all sections of the society to forge unity to meet the challenges of natural calamity that had struck again in the province of Punjab, in particular.
It may be mentioned here that the PPP had already dispatched thirty trucks of relief goods to Punjab and the distribution would commence immediately, according to PPP Punjab.
Chairman and the Co- Chairman assured President PPP Punjab, Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo during his recent meeting with them that 500 trucks of relief goods would be dispatched to Punjab PPP to meet the immediate needs of the people hit by flash floods.
On the persuasion of Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo ,Co- Chairman also ordered the immediate purchase of tents worth rupees five corers to meet the temporary residential needs of the victims as their homes had been washed away in the floods.
Chairman Bilwal Bhutto accompanied by former Prime Minister Raj Pervez Ashraf, Opposition Leader Syed Khurshid Shah and Mian Manzoor Ahmed Wattoo, President Punjab PPP arrived Lahore after visiting the flood affected areas of both sides of the river chenab located near town of Chinout, district Gujrat.
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