RAJANPUR: Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif on Saturday said that provision of financial assistance worth Rs 530 million to flood victims for their rehabilitation would be enssured within four days under the supervision of local parliamentarians.
Addressing the cheques distribution ceremony to flood victims of the district, he said the grant was being issued for reconstruction of homes and crops which had been submerged in devastating flood.
He warned that local administrators would be suspended immediately in case the distribution of grants was delayed.
Shahbaz vowed to bring Rajanpur district at par with Lahore because its people had elected him MPA during past general election.
He said, the entire district would be saved from flood on permanent basis, like Lahore as he had same love for Rajanpur like the provincial capital.
He said, billions of rupees were being spent on the reconstruction of Jampur city, building four model villages, sports stadium in Rajanpur and establishing rescue 1122 in Rojhan.
Earlier, the Chief Minister was given briefing on the construction of 260,00 cottages at flood affected areas.
The CM was told that about Rs 500,000 were distributed among heirs of eleven people who were killed during flood.
Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Shehr Ali Gorchani, Provincial minister for prisons Abdul Waheed Araein, Members National Assembly Jaffer Laghari, Dr Hafeez Khan, MPAs including Atif Mazari, Commissioner DG Khan, DCO Ghazi Amanullah and Provincial secretaries were also present on the occasion.