Punjab Governor Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman has lauded the corporate social responsibility of All Pakistan Textile Mills Associations and LIHS for despatching twenty thousand ration bags for flood affectees in first phase.
Addressing a press conference in Lahore today, he said that these ration bags will be handed over to National Disaster Management Authority, which will distribute them among flood affectees.
He said that each ration bag contained essential items and this will be enough for one month of ration.
He said that APTMA has already donated five hundred million rupees in Prime Minister Relief Fund.
He informed that private universities also donated approximately five hundred million rupees for flood affectees.
He said integrated efforts are being made to help affectees of flood hit areas.
He said sixty-three billion rupees have been distributed among people through Benazir Income Support Programme.
He also thanked international community and said that Pakistan received relief goods for various countries in this sensitive time.
He regretted that massive hovac occurred in country due to flooding and seventeen hundred people expired, while thirteen thousand were injured.
Responding to a question, he said this is right time to serve the nation instead doing politics.