Karachi, August 29, 2023 (PPI-OT): Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has expressed deep concern over reports of breaches in the Sutlej river embankment and demanded that people from flood-affected areas be ensured evacuation to safer places.
According to the press release issued by media cell Bilawal House, Chairman PPP has urged that the government should ensure coordinated measures on a war footing basis to control the ravages of floods, adding, “Measures should be taken to protect large populations like Bahawalpur and Ahmedpur Sharqia from the ravages of floods,”.
Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has directed the party office-bearers and workers to actively participate in the relief activities in the flood-affected areas and to cooperate fully with the administration in this regard. He said that the government should conduct a survey to estimate the damage caused by the floods, adding that the government should also announce a special package for the Sutlej river flood victims. “PPP would not leave the Sutlej river flood victims alone,” he vowed.
Chairman PPP said that after winning the upcoming general elections, his party would support the Sutlej river flood victims in the same way as it has supported the rain victims in Sindh. “PPP will take special initiatives to build houses for the flood victims and to restore agriculture in Sutlej River which has been destroyed due to this flood,” he assured the public.
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PPP Media Cell (Sindh)
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)
Peoples Secretariat Shikarpur Colony,
Behind Mazar-e-Quaid-e-Azam, Karachi, Pakistan