Govt utilizing all resources to cope with flood devastation: PM

Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said that although the magnitude of the devastation caused by the floods is huge, yet the government utilized all its resources to minimize human sufferings to a great extent due to timely action.

He specially mentioned about the effective measures which helped in preventing the epidemics in the affected areas.The Prime Minister was talking to Parliamentarians who called on him here at his Parliament House Chamber here on Wednesday.Appreciating the role played by individual philanthropists, private organizations, entrepreneurs and the media organizations during the relief activities, the Prime Minister said that this kind of spirit is the hallmark of Pakistani nation.
He expressed confidence that the nation would exhibit the same zeal during the next phase of rehabilitation and reconstruction for its early completion.
The Prime Minister asked the Parliamentarians to personally visit the affected areas and monitor the distribution of compensation cards so as to ensure transparency and efficiency.
He said that it would also keep the MNAs and MPAs abreast with the local needs of the people.