At least 136 people have been killed in flash floods in Balochistan triggered by heavy monsoon rains.
According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), flash floods have also damaged about 13,000 homes.
The federal government has announced Rs1 million worth of assistance for every household of the deceased in Balochistan flash floods. Flood relief efforts are also being carried out in Balochistan and other areas of the country, with assistance from military rescuers.
Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that the federal and provincial governments are committed to completely rehabilitating flood-affected people in the province.
In a statement on Sunday, he also lauded the role of the Pakistan Army in relief and rescue activities.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit the flood-affected areas of Balochistan today. He visited Jhal Magsi on Saturday.
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