Nawaz pledges to rebuild houses in flood-affected areas

MULTAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday pledged he will rebuild houses of flood-affected people, adding his government would give them support till they return to their homes.
Addressing a gathering at a relief camp at Shershah Rural Health Centre, the prime minister said the government stood by the people and added that Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and he himself would continue to supervise the relief, rescue and rehabilitation process till all the people are resettled to their homes.
The prime minister also commended MNAs and MPAs for their active role in supervising the rescue and relief operation.
He praised Rescue 1122, Pakistan Army and the administration for their efforts to alleviate the suffering of the people and provide basic facilities to them at relief camps and tent villages.
“The government will continue to support the people till the danger is completely over and the last drop of floodwater goes into the sea,” Sharif said.
Federal Minister for National Food Security Sikandar Hayat Bosan, Punjab Minister for Prisons Chaudhry Abdul Waheed Arain, MNA Abdul Ghaffar Dogar, MPAs Shahzad Maqbool Bhutta, Muhammad Ali Khokhar, PML-N district president Bilal Butt, Commissioner Asadullah Khan, DCO Zahid Saleem Gondal and other senior officials were also present on the occassion.