CM relief, rehabilitation fund to be set up for Mastung victims: Marri

Published: July 17, 2018
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Caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Alauddin Marri gestures during a meeting in Quetta. PHOTO EXPRESS

Caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Alauddin Marri gestures during a meeting in Quetta. PHOTO EXPRESS

QUETTA: Caretaker Balochistan Chief Minister Alauddin Mari on Monday announced he would set up a CM relief and rehabilitation fund for the victims of the Mastung blast in order to provide them compensation and ensure they receive proper education and shelter.

Marri directed the finance department to open a bank account where civil society and philanthropists could deposit their donations for the victims of the Mastung tragedy.

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“People of Balochistan, particularly philanthropists, should come forward and help the provincial government in providing education and shelter to the families of the martyred and the injured in the Mastung suicide attack,” said the interim chief minister. “It is our responsibility to provide their [martyred and injured] children better education for which we all have to contribute.”

A day earlier on Sunday, The interim chief minister had announced Rs1.5 million for the martyred of the Mastung blast, half a million for the critically injured and Rs200,000 for the victims with minor injuries.

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