Lahore: Senior Advisor to CM Punjab Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa has said that provision of assistance to the flood affectees of Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur districts will continue till their complete rehabilitation. He said that bags of dry ration will be distributed by the government among the affected families in Dera Ghazi Khan City and rural areas.
He stated this while addressing a high level meeting held at commissioner’s office DG Khan, today. The meeting reviewed activities relating to the relief and rehabilitation of calamity-stricken people. Senior Advisor said that we will not leave our flood affected brethren alone in this difficult hour and all out resources would be utilized for their assistance and complete rehabilitation. He said that complete relief is being provided to the flood affectees by Punjab Chief Minister. The meeting was informed that responsibilities have been assigned to the elite of different union councils of Dera Ghazi Khan for the distribution of dry ration among the deserving families. He said that a comprehensive planning would be made for the protection of Dera Ghazi Khan City and its nearby areas from flood on permanent basis so that people could be protected from flood in future. He said that provision of relief in all the affected areas would be ensured and we will try our level best that no person or family be deprived of relief and assistance. He said that flood is a natural calamity and people have faced it with courage which is laudable.
Meanwhile, Commissioner Dera Ghazi Khan Division Tariq Mahmood Khan has said that situation of Dera Ghazi Khan has become normal, however, an emergent operation has been started for disposal of water from low lying areas. He said that provision of maximum relief to the people is our responsibility and all out measures are being taken for the provision of assistance to flood hit people. Furthermore, DCO Iftikhar Ali informed that number of relief camps has been increased from 20 to 25 where more than 3600 flood affectees are being provided food, healthcare and other facilities.