The Prime Secretary, Shehbaz Sharif, has declared the establishment of the COMSATS University campus in Khairpur. The premier announced the positive news during his trip to Pir Guddu and Kot Diji in the Khairpur district. As we know
The COMSATS university is an institution with multiple campuses. In addition to the main campus located in Islamabad, the university has sub-campuses within Lahore, Attock, Vehari, Abbottabad, Wah, and Sahiwal, and a virtual campus. COMSATS University has seven campuses and 100 degree programs. It has 36000 students enrolled in 700 Ph.D.
New COMSATS University Campus For Consoling Flood Victims PM Announces
PM Announces To Construct Houses For Flood Victims In Khairpur
When addressing the flood-stricken residents of Khairpur on Wednesday, the Prime Minister promised to provide funds to build a college and also houses for people who were affected by the flooding.
PM Shehbaz declared that around 5 billion rupees. 5 billion will be put aside for the construction of houses for flood victims. He also stated to the state that it will not spare any effort to provide aid to those impacted by the floods.
In his speech to flood victims, the prime minister mentioned that the Sindh residents Sindh faced the challenge of loss of property and lives as flooding devastated the province. But, he also mentioned that federal authorities had provided the most powerful resources to the provincial government in order to assist them in overcoming the huge challenge.
He said that in the Benazir Income Support Program the federal government distributed Rs 70 billion to flood victims.
He also said that serving the people and their well-being is the top priority of the government.
Shehbaz Sharif said that the reconstruction and rehabilitation work was completed to a great extent, but he also stated that the de-watering of affected areas of Dadu demanded immediate attention.
In the aftermath of the floods, he noted that 20 million people, including nine million of children, are severely in need of help from the government. He added that the need was for billions of dollars to tackle the issues of food and medical needs.
PM Sharif stated that Pakistan was a victim of climate change despite its minuscule contribution to carbon emissions worldwide.
He praised the donation of Rs 2.75 billion contributions made by overseas Pakistanis to the prime minister’s Flood Relief Fund and said the funds would be spent in a transparent manner to benefit flood-stricken people.
He also announced that a Donors’ conference will take place in Geneva next month, during which the government will be presenting the case of people who were affected by the flooding as well as the damage that was sustained, the destruction caused by floods, and the impacts of climate changes.
Chief Minister (CM) Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah Governor Sindh, Kamran Tessori, Federal Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and other prominent guests joined the premiere at this event.
Prior to PM Shehbaz’s speech The Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant. Gen. Inam Haider Malik informed him about the recovery and aid efforts.