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Speaker GBLA apeals for relief goods for Hunza-Nagar

Wazır Baıg, Speaker GBLA

By Naweed-e-Sahar

Gilgit August 23: Speaker Gilgit – Baltistan Legislative Assmebly Wazir Baig has said that Hunza – Nagar has not received as much relief goods as required.

Talking to journalists in Gilgit Wazir Baig said that the flood victims in Hunza – Nagar need essential food items medicines  at the earliest. The district has received some relief goods from various national and international agencies but that is not enough to relieve the affected people of sufferings. He said that the relief goods received from various national and international donors would be distributed among the affectees with the help of local relief committees in a transparent manner.

He reiterated that the landslide affectees of Hussainabad Hunza have not received any relief yet.  In Hunza-Nagar people have lost theır houses, property and busınesses due to the recent  raıns and floods.

He further said that relief items worth 20 million rupees will reach the region within a couple of days from China. The relief will include four, rice, pulses and other essential food items, he said. These relief goods would be distributed among the lake affected people of Gojal Tehsil, he further said.

He said that the repair work  on the bridges located near Khyber and Bely, Gojal, is underway and will be completed soon.

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  1. The speaker is a dead horse. He made the case of Attaabad disaster worse by his ill-thought and knee-jerk statements. With a speaker in seat and a technocrat in the Assembly , we thought the case of Hunzukuts will be made strongly but the old man has virtually ruined it. People of Hunza regret voting him in. … [harsh sentence deleted by editor]

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