SIALKOT: Federal Minister for Defence,Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday visited flood-hit areas of the city.
The minister visited Model Town, Allama Iqbal Town, Pakka Garha, Gulistan Colony, Mag Town, Muslim Town, Pakpura, Hajipura, Naikapura , Rangpura, Prem Nagar, Pooran Nagar, Muhammadpura, Green Wood Street, Allama Iqbal Chowk, Mianapura, Shahabpura, Doburji Malhiyaan, Akbarabad, Nishat Park, Gohdpur, Muradpur, Small Industrial Estate Sialkot, Khawaja Safdar Road, Defence Road, Imam Sahib, Pull Aik, Naikapura, Pulli Topkhaana and surrounding areas.
He said the government would not leave the affected and stranded people alone in this very hard time as the government was fully aware of problems of rain-stricken and flood-hit people, adding that the government was making an all-out sincere efforts to resolve their problems.
The minister asked the Sialkot TMA officials to speed up relief and rescue activities in the affected areas.
Later, talking to the newsmen here today, Khawaja Asif said the flood water was receding in the city and the other flooded areas in the district.
The minister said he was actively monitoring the flood situation in the district.