Punjab CM announces Rs0.8m compensation for South Punjab flood victims


Punjab Chief Minister Pervez Elahi Sunday announced Rs0.8 million for each lost life in the recent havoc monsoon rains and floodwaters in South Punjab areas

Principal Secretary to CM Muhammad Khan Bhatti said that Punjab CM Pervaiz Elahi announced financial assistance for the flood victims of Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajanpur, Muzaffargarh and Mianwali.

Punjab chief executive chaired meeting on Sunday to review the flood hot areas due to the monsoon rains and ordered for the rehabilitation of people and resumption of services including roads repair and telecommunication signals in the flood hit areas.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited Balochistan and announced Rs1 million each for the victims of floodswaters that swept away houses, people and their belongings in Lasbella and others areas.