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Corp Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. Shahid Iqbal calls on CM.

KARACHI, September 21, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Corp Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. Shahid Iqbal called on Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah at Chief Minister House. The meeting reviewed the losses & damages of recent flood in the province of Sindh and measures to be evolved for rehabilitation and security of affected people. Corp Commander Karachi informed the Chief Minister Sindh that various organizations had supplied relief good upto 8500 tons. He also discussed issues relating to distribution of relief goods and guidance in this regard. He said that where ever the relief goods have not reached, efforts are being made to distribute the same in those areas. Chief Minister Sindh informed the Corp Commander that provincial Government has constituted a relief committee under Additional Chief Secretary working and coordinating for relief of flood affected people and prominent NGOs, and foreign assisting agencies with their coordination. He added that the Government and armed forces and other institutions are fully efforting for relief assistance and rehabilitation. Chief Minister Sindh appreciated the services being rendered by armed forces for rescue, relief and rehabilitation of affectees of heavy floods particularly in Sindh and reaffirmed that as soon as the flood water recedes and flood affected people returns to their homes, the Government and army will jointly do the needful for relief and rehabilitation of affectees and civil and armed forces will also jointly arrange security for them.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 21, 2010
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