PESHAWAR, Pakistan: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has declared severely recent-rain affected Shangla, Besham and Kohistan as calamity-hit areas.
This was announced by Speaker, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Asad Qaiser during his visit to the areas of Shangla, Besham, Dasu and Patan. Besides, Special Assistant to KP CM Abdul Haq, Abdul Monim Khan, MPAs Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, Reshad Khan, Zar Gul Khan and Malik Aurangzeb prominent notables also accompanied the Speaker during the visit.
The Speaker KPK Assembly took aerial view of different affected areas and reviewed losses himself.
Addressing the rain-affectees of Shangla, Besham and Dasu, he is representing the Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and visiting affected areas to express sympathies with them.
He directed the local administration for utilization of all available resources for the removal of the debris of land-sliding and restoration of water supply schemes. He said that the provision of funds is no issue and all required funds will be provided without any delay.
He said that they should have to face natural calamity as nation. He said that all political parties should join hands to prepare a joint strategy and show unity in this critical juncture.
He on behalf of the Chief Minister Pervez Khattak also announced the establishment of University Campus in Shangla and advised them to give preference to the campus of technical university while keeping in view the needs of the modern era.