Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Mahmood Khan, announced that Rs200 million would be provided for the relief and rehabilitation of the district’s union councils that had been flooded.
He made this announcement while visiting the flood-affected areas of district Tank, accompanied by Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Ali Amin Gandapur, KP Minister for Relief Iqbal Wazir, Commissioner Dera Amir Affaq, Deputy Commissioner Tank Hameed Ullah Khattak, and secretaries and top officials of the province’s different departments.
The Chief Minister announced an additional Rs500,000 for the grieving families who lost loved ones in the flood and promised to use all available resources to restore normalcy to the flood-affected areas. He stated that the sum was in addition to the previously announced Rs300,000.
Additionally, he announced that each fully damaged home would receive Rs400,000 in compensation, while partially damaged homes would receive Rs160,000.
According to the chief minister, the KP government prioritises the development of southern districts, and the first budget approved by his administration only included $300 million for a tank. Afterward, it approved Rs150 million, and as of late, Rs500 million.
In relation to the southern districts’ issues with access to clean drinking water, he claimed that the government was taking proactive steps. According to him, as part of these efforts, the Gomal Zam Dam would guarantee the availability of clean drinking water in Tank city within a year.
Leave a Reply