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Karachi’s infrastructure to be rebuilt, says Sindh minister

Karachi’s infrastructure to be rebuilt, says Sindh minister
August 31, 2020
KARACHI (92 News) - Sindh Minister for Local Body Nasir Hussain Shah said on Monday that government will rebuild the Karachi’s infrastructure after destructive rain of monsoon in the city. In a statement, the minister said that the provincial government will make up for the losses caused by the heavy rains in the metropolis. "The government stands with flood-affected people of Sindh and will not leave them alone in this difficult times,” he added. Meanwhile, Murtaza Wahab said that the citizens are facing different parts in DHA for drainage system. On the other hand, the Pakistan Army and Pakistan Navy are continuing the relief and rescue efforts in flood-hit areas of Karachi. According to the ISPR on Modnay, Pakistan Army engineers cleared Karachi Port Trust, Civic Centre, Mohsin Bhopali and Golimar underpass for traffic, while work on Gizri underpass is in progress. Besides, dewatering at multiple locations is continuing to ensure availability of civic facilities in the flood hit areas of the metropolis. Army mobile recovery vehicles have been deployed at various points to shift vehicles stuck in flood to ensure flow of traffic.
PAF distributes ration
On the other hand, keeping the tradition of serving the nation during natural calamities, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) came to the succor of rain affected families of Karachi. On the special instructions of Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, PAF Bases situated in Karachi are actively participating in relief operations in the rain affected areas, said the statement released here on Sunday. Pakistan Air Force besides actively participating in relief efforts in flood like situation in some parts of the city, is also reaching out to the needy families whose houses have been inundated in the natural calamity. In the first phase ration packs were delivered in various low lying areas in the vicinity of PAF Base Faisal and PAF Base Masroor, including Grex, Masroor Colony, Budhni Goth, Haji Muhammad Goth, Musharraf Colony, Bilal Colony, Shah Faisal Colony and Al-Falah Society, it further said.