Govt. actively establishing flood relief camps in flood hit areas: Secretary Information Punjab


SIALKOT: Provincial Secretary Information and Culture Punjab Momin Agha has announced early establishment of flood relief camps in flood hit areas of both Sialkot and Narowal districts. He said that the government was fully aware of the flood situation by ensuring the round-the-clock monitoring of the persisting food situation in the rivers and seasonal nullahs.

He stated this while talking to the newsmen at flood-hit village Chahoor, in Pasrur tehsil here Tuesday.

Additional Secretary/Director General Punjab Mines and Minerals Department Punjab Raja Khurram Shehzad, DCO Sialkot Dr. Asif Tufail, DCO Narowal Syed Najaf Iqbal, Assistant Commissioner Pasrur Tauqeer Ilyas Cheema, Director Information Department Gujranwala Division Malik Ghulam Abbas Awan and senior officials of the irrigation department were present on this occasion.

Provincial Secretary Information Punjab Momin Agha reviewed in detail the construction work of the protective dyke and embankment along the banks of the swollen nullah Dek near village Chahoor-Pasrur and he directed the officials concerned to ensure the timely completion of this 5 KMs long protective dyke. Punjab government was spending Rs. 50 million on this project to save the Pasrur villages from flood devastation.