LAHORE: On the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab government has decided to dispatch relief goods worth Rs 100 million for the assistance of IDPs of North Waziristan which include tents, rice and flour, says a handout.
This was informed by Chief Relief Commissioner Punjab, Nadeem Ashraf, while presiding over a meeting, here on Sunday. Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Zaheer Abbas, Deputy Director Operations Sajjad Ahmed and other officers were present on the occasion. Chief Relief Commissioner further informed that first consignment of relief goods comprising 40 trucks will be dispatched on Monday. He said that 20 trucks loaded with tents, 10 trucks carrying 6000 bags of rice of 20 kg each and 10 trucks with 6000 flour bags of 20 kg each will be dispatched. He informed that Punjab government will provide relief assistance in accordance with the needs of the IDPs.