PM announces Rs 2.6 bln relief package for Balochistan’s flood-hit areas

DERA MURAD JAMALI, Sept 23 (APP): Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Sunday visited the flood-hit areas of Dera Murad Jamali and announced a special relief package of Rs 2.6 billion for the three districts of Balochistan affected by the recent flash floods.The Prime Minister, who arrived here on the second consecutive day of his visits to the flood-hit areas, directed for immediate release of the amount.
This includes an amount of Rs 2 billion for restoration of the damaged infrastructure and Rs 600 million for the relief goods, mainly food and medicines.Prime Minister Ashraf, who attended the meeting to review the flood situation, directed that in case of transportation problem, a C-130 aircraft be used for immediate disbursement of relief goods.

Source: Daily Dunya

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