QUETTA-  Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani on Wednesday handed over relief goods worth Rs 100 million to Balochistan government under winter relief package for the earthquake victims of Awaran district.
Member Provincial Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary on Literacy Sardar Atif Mizari, Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Capt (r) Muhammad Asif, Colonel of 33 Battalion Furqan Moazzam and Deputy Commissioner Awaran Abdul Rasheed were also present on the occasion.
Providing the details of the relief goods to earthquake victims , Sardar Sher Ali Gorchani said 30,000 blankets, 60,000 warm quilts had been made available to earthquake victims in Awaran by transporting them in 100 trucks.
He said the people of Punjab had so far sent relief goods worth Rs 287 million besides depositing an amount of Rs 255 million to the Balochistan Relief Fund. He said Punjab government would establish a modern hospital and a model village in Awaran.
Talking to earthquake affectees at Mashi area in Awaran, the deputy speaker said that there was a close coordination between Balochistan government and Punjab government regarding provision of relief goods to earthquake victims .
He assured the quake affectees that besides construction of modern hospital and a model village, the children of Awaran would also be granted admissions in medical colleges of Lahore.
Gorchani distributed winter relief packets among the earthquake affected people.