Quaid Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Mian Nawaz Sharif has urged that the problems being faced by affected people of Hunza should be addressed on the priority basis.
Talking to media men here on his arrival, Quaid PML-N said that the people of Pakistan are with their brethrens of Hunza and the nation is eying on the issue of rehabilitation of affectees of Hunza Lake victims.
Quaid PML-N emphasized that necessary steps should be taken for the rehabilitation of the affected people and shelters should also be provided to them.
He said that there is dire need to provide relief to affected people at the earliest.
Chief Minister Punjab, Mian Shahbaz Sharif while announcing an amount of Rs. 100 million for Hunza Lake victims pledged that more aid would be provided to the affected people.
Talking to media in Gilgit, CM Punjab said that he is in contact with Chief Minster Gilgit-Baltistan Mehdi Shah regarding providing relief to the affected people.
The CM Punjab said that the Punjab Government would take every step to help the affected people of Hunza, adding the local administration would provide the list of items badly needed for the affected people.
Earlier, Quaid PML-N and Chief Minister Punjab upon arrival in Gilgit were received by Governor Gilgit-Baltistan Dr. Shahma Khalid and CM Mehdi Shah at Gilgit Airport. Leaders of PML-N including Raja Zafar-ul-Haq also accompanied Quaid PML-N and CM Punjab.
PML-N leaders arrived at Gilgit at 11 am at the airport and were given a briefing regarding latest situation and losses faced by people.