ISLAMABAD- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar today said, “International assistance is required for rehabilitation of people.” He further added, “Rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan Agency and flood victims is a top priority of the government. However, international assistance is required for rehabilitation of the sufferers.”

He expressed these views while chairing International Donors Conference in the federal capital today.

The meeting was attended by the representatives of World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID, JICA and other agencies. Envoys of several countries including US were also present during the conference.

International donors were briefed over the loss of lives and damage to public property in the recent floods.