Country can be steered out of energy crisis if Kalabagh dam is constructed: Imran


ISLAMABAD, Jul 21: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has directed KPK administration to impose emergency in Chitral over flood situation.

He said this in a statement issued here Tuesday. He instructed that Chief minister KPK Pervez Khattak and provincial ministers should reach the flood affected areas forthwith and extend all possible help to affectees.

He directed provincial government to provide basic amenities to the flood affectees immediately. Estimate of the loss caused by flash flood be worked out and all possible assistance be provided to the people entrapped in flood hit areas.

He added, that the KP government should prepare a plan to deal with the flood situation in Chitral and possible flood situation that could develop in other areas as well.

Federal government should extend cooperation to deal with prevailing flood situation in Chitral, he held.

He said that the people of Pakistan are forced to face the consequences of the PPP and PMLN government’s negligence.

He said that by not constructing Dams in Pakistan present and previous governments have left the people at the mercy of floods every year.

He stated that country can be steered out of energy crisis if Kalabagh dam is constructed. But all the political parties have ignored Kalabagh dam to serve their own interests.


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