Federal Agencies expedite relief and rehabilitation works in KP
Chitral Times Report
CHITRAL: KP Senior Minister InayatUllah Khan has urged the
federal agencies to accelerate the relief and rehabilitation works
in the earthquake affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including
Chitral as he said delay in such sensitive matter could tantamount
to more irreparable losses of the affectees. This he said while
talking to the concerned authorities during his day long visit of
Chitral and inspecting the quake losses in Hinjo Gol, Danin and
other worst affected villages. Besides the Senior officers of NDMA
and PDMA, District Nazim Syed Maghfrat Shah, MPAs, DC Osama Waraich
and district heads of other Government departments also accompanied
Senior Minister recalled that provision of financial resources and
relief goods must reach to the affectees in hours and days rather
than weeks. He said provincial government has immediately released
a total amount of Rs 3 billion for quake affectees of which Chitral
has received Rs 500 million. However he acknowledged that this was
much meager amount as compared to the heavy losses of the affectees.
He assured that his government would take sigh of relief when each
and every affectee was rehabilitated for good wherein all the
government machinery has been fully streamlined for the purpose.
Inayatullah also distributed relief items of PDMA among the
affectees in these villages. Earlier District Nazim Syed Maghfrat
Shah briefed Senior Minister on earthquake devastation on his
arrival to Chitral.
Inayatullah showed concern to note that 5 thousand houses were
destroyed and the families rendered homeless in this disaster.
Similarly 11 schools completely and 97 partially damaged, 18 BHUs,
DHQ hospital and police lines received heavy damages. However he
assured that all these losses would be fully compensated on crash