Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that the Pakistani nation will successfully cope with the enormous challenge of floods and emerge as a stronger nation. He said that the Punjab government is committed to reconstruction and rehabilitation of the flood affectees and put the country on the road to progress by bringing flood victims into the mainstream. He said that distribution of cash aid has been started and it will be completed in one-and-a-half month. The Chief Minister was talking to media during his visit to Children's Hospital here. He visited medical, surgery and emergency wards of the hospital and inquired after the health of children and distributed Eidi and Eid gifts among them. Children's Hospital Medical Director Prof. Ahsan Waheed Rathore, Director Emergency A.J. Samdani and senior doctors were also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister said that more than 20 million people have been affected by worst flood of the country's history, wiping out many villages and causing loss of billions of rupees. He said that the process of distribution of cash aid of Rs.20,000 to each family is underway in a transparent manner and it will be completed in 45 days. He thanked the international agencies for helping the calamity stricken people. He said that several countries are involved in the rehabilitation and reconstruction including Saudi Arabia which is in the forefront of serving the affected people. He said that the nation has to make resources available for the rehabilitation of affectees to overcome the challenge. He said that solid steps have been taken to protect the affectees from epidemic diseases besides provision of food and clean drinking water to them in the affected areas. He said that WHO is cooperating in protecting people from Malaria and other epidemics and it has distributed malaria kits in the affected areas. He said that fumigation is being carried out in areas having pools of stagnant water and water filtration plants have been installed for provision of clean drinking water to the affectees. He said that public representatives, political workers, administration and police have set an unprecedented example by celebrating Eid among the affected people and he is thankful to them. On a question regarding Watan Card, he said that initially a hurdle was faced in the process on which the nation was taken into confidence and now the situation is better and he is thankful to the prime minister for cooperation in this regard. He said that a judicial commission has been set up to investigate dykes breaches and its report will be made public. He said that in the light of the report action will be taken against anyone found involved. He condemned registration of a case against Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and said that Kashmir dispute should be resolved in accordance with the resolutions of the United Nations.