PM suspends his official engagements

PM suspends his official engagements

KARACHI: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, who was in the Sindh capital, Sunday suspended all his official engagements and was in constant touch with law enforcement agencies and local administration to oversee relief and rescue operation in the wake of unfortunate bomb blasts, in which precious lives were lost.

In this connection, the Prime Minister met Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad and directed him to ensure that relief operations were re-doubled, injured persons evacuated and provided medical treatment promptly.The Prime Minister also appealed to public and private hospitals to extend all possible medical help to the injured.The Prime Minister also announced that the Federal Government would pay all expenditure for the treatment to those affected by the bomb blasts in Abbas Town.

Reiterating resolve of the Federal Government to provide all possible assistance to the victims of bomb blasts, the Prime Minister ordered the provincial administration to submit a comprehensive report about the incident.The Prime Minister was in constant touch with relevant authorities and was personally monitoring the situation.Earlier, the Prime Minister condemned the incident and expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives. – APP