Government has equal concerns for all regions: PM

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that the Federal Government has equal concerns for all regions of country including AJ&K for which appropriate measures are being taken to mitigate the difficulties of the flood affectees.

The Prime Minister was talking to the President of AJ&K Raja Zulqurnain Khan who called on him here Monday.

The Prime Minister stated that current challenge could be effectively confronted with unity and commitment.  All the political parties, he added, need to synergize their energies and prepare a comprehensive strategy that could be applied across the board in all provinces.

President AJ&K apprised the Prime Minister about damages and destruction caused by floods in AJ&K. While underlining the needs, he mentioned, people needs tents, utensils, stoves and safe drinking water to be able to face the situation.

He appreciated the help extended by the Federal Government especially Army in extending rescue and relief.

Minister for Information & Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources Syed Naveed Qamar, Minister for Law & Justice Dr. Babar Awan were also present in the meeting.