ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf announced a special relief package worth Rs2 billion for the flood victims on Sunday.
During his visit to the flood-affected areas of Sindh, Ashraf directed the immediate release of Rs710 million for Sindh, which includes Rs200 million each for Kashmore and Jacobabad, Rs70 million for Ghotki, Rs100 million each for Sukkur and Mirpur.
The prime minister stated that more funds would be allocated as required.
Appreciating the role of the armed forces and the provincial governments in providing relief to the people, Ashraf said children, elderly and women should get relief.
He also ordered for the provision of 25000 tents for the flood-affected areas on immediate basis.
Ashraf added that similar relief packages should be finalised for South Punjab and Balochistan.