Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Dr. Ishratul Ebad appeals for helping IDPs

Governor Sindh, Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has appealed to business community, religious and political parties and people belonging to all walks of life to donate generously for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Swat.
Talking to newsmen at Faisal Airbase yesterday on the occasion of shipment of relief goods collected by KKF for affectees of Swat and Malakand, he said IDPs are suffering a lot and people of Sindh, particularly Karachi should donate generously for them. He noted that participants of ‘All Parties Conference’ held on Monday have expressed their solidarity with the government on Swat and Malakand issue and also endorsed its decisions in this connection.
He stressed that nation should show the spirit for IDPs as it had displayed in 2005 for quake affectees. He also lauded collaboration of Pak Air Force, PIA, Railway and other institutions for shipment relief goods to Swat. He maintained that the government is making efforts to channelize shifting of relief goods to people of affected areas. He also hailed performance of KKF in collecting relief goods.
He noted that the government has received some evidences of presence of negative elements in Karachi; however, they would not be allowed to implement their nefarious designs.
Air Force officials briefed the Governor about shipment of relief goods. Provincial Minister and Managing Trustee of KKF Shoaib Bukhari was also present.

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