The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Excise & Taxation, Liaqat Shabab
and Minister for Irrigation, Syed Ahmad Hussain Shah, jointly visited the flood
affected areas at Gujar Busti Aman Ghar, District Nowshera and inspected the
retaining wall and spurs, which were badly hitted by recent flood and directed
the quarter concerned to reconstruct them to protect the population from
further devastation of the flood during rainy season.
On this occasion, Secretary Irrigation,. Khalid Pervez, Chief Engineer,
Riaz Ahmad Khan, Supdt:Engr, Sahibzada Shabbir Khan, XEN, Zaman Khan and
officers of other concerned departments were also accompanied them.
Liaqat Shabab, while talking to the affectees said that Chief Minister
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was being informed about the flood situation and concrete
steps would be taken to protect the population of the area from further losses
in future. He said that due to construction of embankment at river Kabul in
Khweshgi area, the pressure of flood rised and hit this side of the river,
however, the area was remain saved from big losses due to low rain. He
said that Nowshera population could be protected from devastation by
constructing retaining wall in the area. He assured the people that government
will take each and every step to save the population of Nowshera from flood.
Minister said that retaining wall would be constructed of Gujar Busti, Aman
Ghar, because it was the responsibility of the government to protect the
life and property of the people of Nowshera district.
He maintained that
Irrigation Department was in contact with other concerned departments to create
an atmosphere of coordination with each others in this regard.