ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a special briefing session by EAD about the flood affectees and IDPs at the Ministry of Finance, in which he was apprised about relief and rehabilitation estimates in detail. The Minister was informed that Recovery and Damage Need Assessments were being firmed up by relevant agencies.

The Minister desired that all details must be finalized before the next meeting with development partners. It may be recalled that the first meeting to apprise bilateral and multilateral partners about the requirements for rehabilitation of flood affectees and IDPs was held earlier this month.

The Finance Minister after his return from USA, sought an update on the rehabilitation process for the flood affectees and asked for a detailed briefing urgently which was arranged accordingly.