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Govt focusing on rehabilitation of flood-affected areas: Marriyum Aurangzeb

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said the government is focusing on the rehabilitation of flood-affected areas.

Talking to the media persons during his visit to Photo Exhibition organized by the Information Ministry at the UN Secretariat Lobby in New York, she said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has raised the issue of global warming and climate change at the international level.

She pointed out that there is a dire need of medicines in the flood affected areas. She said the flood victims also need blankets and warm clothes due to the arrival of winter season. She said the people can help to the flood victims through the NDMA and the civil society.

The Information Minister said the Prime Minister had issued directions regarding the distribution of tents in Sindh and Balochistan. She said tents are being distributed in these provinces as per the requirements of the flood victims.

She said all out efforts are being made for the relief of flood affected people.

Referring to the increase in demand of Panadol and Paracetamol, she said the Prime Minister has directed the finance ministry to give subsidy on these medicines.

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