Earth Quake Relief: PM Visits Dasu, Announces Compensation
DASU: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Dasu on Thursday to review the situation on ground. He was given a briefing on the status of rescue and relief operation.
During the briefing the prime minister was told that due to the terrain relief operations were facing difficulties.
The prime minister instructed that medicines and blankets be dispatched to those in need immediately. He added that he will try to release funds for reconstruction of the houses damaged by the earthquake in the next three or four days.
While addressing those affected by the earthquake, the prime minister said he cannot ask the banks to waive their outstanding agricultural loans but told them that he will provide whatever amount the people owe to the banks in the form of a grant, so they may pay off their agricultural loans.
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