December 6, 2023

PM Shehbaz Sharif announces Rs 15 billion for flood victims of Sindh

Shehbaz Sharif flood victims

PM Shehbaz Sharif announces Rs 15 billion for flood victims of Sindh

Every affected family will be given Rs24000  under BISP 

SUKKUR Aug 26,2022- Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday announced a grant of 15 billion rupees for the flood victims of Sindh.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif while announcing the grant for the flood affected Sindh said that the country has never seen such a disaster before, Rs24000 will be given immediately to every affected family, through the Benazir Income Support Program and added that the federal government is working together with the provincial government.

The Prime Minister said that 28 billion rupees were released to the Benazir Income Support Program.

He said that the flood has caused boundless destruction in Sindh and Balochistan, philanthropists should come forward and participate in helping the flood victims.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Sukkur to visit the flood affected areas, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto, Federal Minister Syed Khursheed Shah and Chief Minister Sindh welcomed him.

The district administration and PDMA, while briefing the Prime Minister on the restoration works, said that communication links are cut off due to floods in some areas, steps are also being taken to restore the damaged infrastructure.

The Prime Minister was informed in the briefing that the floods have also damaged livestock and crops.

The Prime Minister was also briefed regarding the establishment of 43 flood relief camps in Sindh.

Rain victims loot truck carrying tents in Umerkot

Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif’s visit to Sindh includes an aerial visit to the flood-hit areas of Sukkur, Rohri, Khairpur, Faizganj, Kot Diji and Thari Mir Wah.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will also meet the flood victims.