Lahore [Parliament Times]: Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman said that the whole nation should help their flood-affected brothers and sisters in distress. We are grateful to all of the friendly countries for the goodwill as they are sending aid to the flood victims.
Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rehman said that at this time the flood victims need clothes, food, tents and other items. He said that the federal government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif along with Pakistan Army, Navy, Air Force %and NDMA is engaged in relief activities in all the provinces. He appealed to the Commonwealth delegation for all possible assistance to the flood victims for providing food, tents, mosquito nets and blankets and other essential items. Governor Punjab Muhammad Balighur Rehman said that as Chancellor he has also mobilized the universities to collect relief goods for the flood victims as well as participating in relief activities by going to the flood affected areas. Governor Punjab talking about business activities said that Pakistan has vast investment opportunities in various sectors including IT. He said that Pakistanis living all over the world are ambassadors of the country and we all have to work together for the development of the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Senator Kamran Michael said that he and the government ministers are going to visit European countries next month regarding GSP plus status, in which the stance of Pakistan will be highlighted and reservations of the World in this regard will be addressed.
President of Commonwealth Entrepreneur (Business) Club Mubeen Rafiq said that the world is ready to invest in Pakistan, but the government should provide favorable business environment and better facilities for foreign investors. In the delegation, Renowned Industrialist Safdar Shabbir, former IG and DG FIA Zafar Abbas Lak, Mian Ijaz, Mirza Amir Baig, Naeem Qaiser and Fauzia Ghori were present. In the end, Governor Punjab also gave commemorative shields to the delegation.