Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visits Shangla to assess losses due to quake

27 Oct, 2015 10:55 pm

SHANGLA (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday visited Shangla to assess losses due to the earthquake.

The NDMA chairman briefed the prime minister that communication system had been disrupted due to the earthquake. He said that all important roads had been reopened.

He informed that the provincial government had announced an amount of Rs 100,000 had been announced on the collapse of a two-room house. “A package will be announced after consultation with KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak.”

Governor Sardar Mehtab complained that 2005 quake victims had to wait for government help for three years.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed sorrow over the loss of lives. He lauded the passion of the Pak Army jawans. PML-N leader Ameer Muqam was also present.

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting.He said that all resources would be utilized for the rehabilitation of quake victims.

The prime minister also directed to expedite the relief activities in the affected areas.

COAS General Raheel Sharif briefed the prime minister about the rescue operation.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting in Islamabad to review security across the country.

The meeting also reviewed recent official visit of the Prime Minister to the United States and expressed satisfaction over its success.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and high ranking civil and military officers were also present.

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