‘Balochistan passing through difficult times’

Senator condemns obstacles being put in relief work, says such actions caused great pain and suffering


APP August 28, 2022
A satellite dish is used to move children through floodwaters in Jaffarabad, Balochistan. PHOTO: AFP

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The Central Vice President of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) Senator Samina Mumtaz Zehri on Saturday said that Balochistan was going through a very difficult time and its people were facing severe problems due to rains and floods.

She said that it was our duty to reach out to the people for helping them in every districts of Balochistan.

In a statement, she said that she was personally supervising the distribution of tents, food and other relief materials to the flood-affected people in the remote areas of district Lasbela.

Obstacles are being put in relief work and public assistance work in district Lasbela which is condemnable and this action has caused great pain and suffering.

She said that Balochistan was the home of all and the people here cannot be left alone in this difficult time.

“I request the elected representatives of Balochistan to pay a little bit attention to the people of their constituency affected by the recent rains and floods. Whatever you are today is because of their votes. Therefore, it is your duty to work for your people as per your ability in this difficult time,” she said.

She said she along with her husband had personally provided tents, food and other relief materials for the flood victims not only in Lasbela but also in many other areas of Balochistan including Uthal, Kalat, Khuzdar, Sorab and Awaran.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 28th, 2022.

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