PM Shehbaz announces relief package worth Rs10b for flood-affected areas of KP

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has announced a relief package worth ten billion rupees for flood-affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a gathering of flood-affected people at Kanju during his visit to flood-hit areas of Swat on Wednesday, he said the amount would be spent for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood-hit people of the province.

The Prime Minister reaffirmed his commitment to utilize all available resources for rehabilitation of flood victims across the country.   

He said the Federal Government, National Disaster Management Authority and the provincial administration, through close coordination, would ensure transparency and immediate disbursement of the amount in the affected areas.

Shehbaz Sharif said a survey will be launched to ascertain the damages of standing crops of cotton, rice and other agricultural products caused by the floods across the country.

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