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Help Pakistan, says Gilani following floods

An estimated seven million people have been impacted by the floods that ravaged Sindh over the past two months.



Islamabad: Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has appealed to the international community to help Pakistan following devastating floods in Sindh province.
An estimated seven million people have been impacted by the floods that ravaged Sindh over the past two months.

"The magnitude of disaster is much beyond the capacity of Pakistan," Associated Press of Pakistan quoted Gilani as saying Sunday.

He said the government will devote all resources for rescue and later on the rehabilitation of the affected people.

The prime minister announced that Rs.20,000 will be paid to each household so that they can restart their lives.

He added that army helicopters will be used to drop ration bags where road connectivity has become impossible.

IANS

From Zee News

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