90,000 Flour Bags For Ramazan Bazaars
AS many as 90,000 flour bags of 20 kg each will be put on sale in Ramazan bazaars, to be set up in provincial metropolis today (Sunday).
According to an office-bearer of Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA), most of the flour bags will be of 10 kg as per instructions of the provincial government. He added that this quantity would be increased gradually.
Ten ambulances procured for DG Khan: ON the instructions of Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif, procurement of 10 new ambulances has been completed which will further intensify the process of provision of treatment facilities to the flood-hit people of Dera Ghazi Khan division.
This was disclosed by Secretary Health Punjab Fawad Hasan Fawad telephonically from Muzaffargarh on Saturday.
He said the concerned company had handed over four ambulances to Health Department whereas remaining six ambulances were reaching from Karachi to Multan tonight. The Secretary further revealed that these ambulances had been purchased for Dera Ghazi Khan division at a cost of Rs four crores.
CDGL dispatches 10 truckloads of relief items: The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has dispatched 10 truckloads of edibles for 2,000 flood affectees of D.G Khan and Rajanpur districts.
This was stated by DCO Lahore Sajjad Bhutta while talking to media on Saturday.
The district coordination officer said the edible items, including flour, sugar, rice, pluses, ghee, red chilli, candles, dry milk, clean drinking water, salt and others, had beensent to the flood victims. He said five each trucks of edible items would be handed over to the DCOs of D.G Khan and Rajanpur who would distribute these items among the flood affectees of their respective districts.
He said so far the CDGL had sent 30 trucks of edible and other items to the flood-hit areas of the Punjab. He appealed to philanthropists, traders and industrialists to come forward to help the flood victims.