LAHORE- Payment of the second installment of financial assistance to flood affectees will begin on October 20.

This was stated by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in a statement in Lahore. He said compensation will be paid to the affected people for the losses to their crops, houses and cattle.

The chief minister said the flood victims have faced the natural disaster with courage and now the journey of development is being started with a new commitment and determination.