Govt. evolves effective flood fighting strategy, says Zahid HamidJuly 21, 2013
Sialkot: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said that the PMLN government has evolved an effective flood fighting strategy to combat recurring flood threats in the country.
He stated this while talking to the flood affected people while visiting the floodhit villages of Pasrur tehsils in his electoral constituency NA 114 Pasrur, Sialkot-V on Sunday.
Federal Minister revealed that the both federal and provincial governments would not leave the flood affectees alone in this hard time and would soon announce relief package to compensate the flooded areas’ people.
On this occasion, Zahid Hamid directed the district administration of Sialkot to jazz up the speed of the relief activities in Pasrur tehsil’s flooded areas here. Government would also compensate those farmers, whose seasonal crops were damaged in this regard. He also asked the concerned officials to conduct the survey of these areas to assess the actual losses of crops and properties of the farmers here.
As many as 27 villages of Pasrur tehsil were inundated due to space in flooded Naullah Dek near Pasrur on Saturday, also inundating the standing seasonal crops on hundreds of acres of land in Pasrur.