Faisal urges govt to follow all instructions to protect citizens from cyclone impacts

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Faisal Karim Kundi Monday urged the Sindh government to follow all the instructions to protect the citizens from the cyclone impacts.

He was speaking at a presser along with the Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Shazia Marri.

The SAPM said that the PPP’s victory in the by-election in Azad Jammu and Kashmir reflected the people of AJK’s love and trust for the PPP.

He said that Chairman PPP, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address a public meeting in Swat on June 17. While President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians, Asif Ali Zardari has held meetings regarding the election in Lahore. The SAPM expressed the hope that PPP will win the general election in the same way it won in the AJK by-election. He said that the PPP has always raised its voice for the rights of the people of FATA/PATA and supported extensions in their tax exemption period.

Speaking on the occasion, Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Shazia Marri Monday said that the administration of Sindh is on high alert in the wake of the cyclone.

She said that Sindh’s coastal areas of Sajawal, Thatta and Badin are facing the danger of cyclone.

Shazia Marri said that the provincial government is continuously monitoring the situation and repeatedly giving instructions to the people. She conveyed that more than 80,000 people are being shifted to safe places in wake of the expected storm. (APP)