Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that his heart is beating in unison with the flood-stricken people of Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, and other districts. He said, despite his illness, he has not forgotten the tribulations and difficulties of calamity stricken citizens. Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif pledged that he would soon be amongst the sisters and brethren of flood-affected areas, and would, Inshahallah, work again with similar zeal and commitment with which he had worked day and night for their relief and rehabilitation two years ago.
In a statement here today, the Chief Minister said that, due to his illness and on the advice of physicians, he has not been able to reach Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur immediately, and his visit to these areas has been delayed. But, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif vowed that he would, Inshahallah, soon be among the flood- affected sisters and brethren to review and mitigate their problems personally. Chief Minister said that, meanwhile, he has ordered Senior Advisor Senator Sirdar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa, Provincial Minister Ch. Abdul Ghafoor, Chief Secretary and secretaries of different departments to immediately reach Dera Ghazi Khan for the relief activates. He has also directed DG PDMA and local administration to ensure provision of food and other facilities, besides solving the problems being faced by flood-stricken people.
Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that he himself is directly monitoring the relief activities, and assured the flood-stricken people that, in this hour of difficulty, PML-N, under the dynamic leadership of Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, would leave no stone unturned to ensure provision of relief and assistance to them.