Alkhidmat delivers 30 houses to flood victims in Lasbela
Alkhidmat Karachi has delivered 30 newly constructed houses to flood victims in Lasbela, Balochistan as part of its Tameer-e-Watan program for the rehabilitation of those who had lost their homes and possessions in the recent floods. Another 64 houses are being completed for handover soon.Present on the occasion were CEO Alkhidmat Karachi Naveed Ali Baig, Executive Director Rashid Qureishi, Vice President Alkhidmat Foundation Balochistan Abdul Sattar Ronjho, Director Disaster Management Qazi Syed Sadruddin, Manager Disaster ManagementSarfaraz Sheikh, Assistant Commissioner Lasbela Hamza Najm and other senior officials. Speaking on the occasion, Naveed Ali Baig said that Alkhidmat has been involved in relief and rehabilitation activities for flood victims since the very initial days of the flood. As part of these rehabilitation efforts, named ‘Tameer-e-Watan’, Alkhidmat was constructing new houses for flood victims in Punjab and Balochistan, besides distributing seeds, fertilizers and livestock to those who had lost their means of livelihood. Thanking Alkhidmat for its efforts, Hamza Najm expressed his hope that these efforts would continue in the future too. Qazi Syed Sadruddin disclosed that a model village comprising 64 houses was nearing completion and would be handed over to flood victims soon. He lamented the fact that the government had not given appropriate compensation to the victims, and appealed to those with means to step forward and assist Alkhidmat in its efforts to rehabilitate the flood victims in the country.