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The Nation Newspaper Pakistan

NA body for declaring Parachinar disaster-hit

Published: May 21, 2011

ISLAMABAD – National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights held meeting on Friday that recommended the ministry of defence and the chief of army staff to take up the issue of Parachinar, restore 73 educational institutions and arrange PIA or C-130 facility for victims. 
MNA Riaz Fatyana chaired the committee meeting which recommended that DG management crisis cell, additional secretaries, ministry of interior, ministry of defence and representatives of Fata will also visit the areas. It recommended that victim students should be given admission in other Pakistani educational intuitions while mobile medical units should be provided to the areas. The committee appealed to the interior minister to resolve the matter at the earliest. It also urged the federal government to declare Parachinar a disaster-affected area and provide the people with all facilities including the provision of food.

 
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