Factory fire tragedy: Punjab government announces Rs. 3 lacs aid package for victims
KARACHI: The leader of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N), Mian Nawaz Sharif has announced Rs. 3 lacs aid to the families of those killed in the Baldia Town tragedy, DawnNews reported.
Sharif arrived here on Friday to visit the Baldia Town factory which was the scene of Pakistan’s worst industrial disaster earlier this week.
When he arrived at the site of the incident, PML-N workers displayed disorderly behaviour in order to get closer to their leader. This caused much disturbance during Sharif’s visit.
While speaking to the media at the factory, Sharif said that the government must aid the victims’ families in every possible way. He added that Punjab government shall give Rs. 3 lacs in aid to the victims’ families.
He also spoke to the media at the Karachi airport, saying that the government should take notice of the Baldia Town incident. He added that there had been no appropriate measures taken to prevent the tragic loss of life in the incident, making it the worst disasters in the history of Pakistan.
Furthermore, in reply to a question, he said that the PML-N shall strongly oppose the implementation of local bodies system in Sindh on all levels. He added that his party will fully support all the political parties opposing the local bodies system.