PM Announces New COMSATS University Campus

Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, recently made a visit to Pir Guddu and Kot Diji in the Khairpur district, where he announced the establishment of a COMSATS University campus. During his visit, the Prime Minister also addressed flood victims in the region, promising to fund the construction of both the campus and houses for those affected by the floods.

PM Sharif stated that approximately Rs. 5 billion will be allocated towards the construction of homes for flood victims and assured those in attendance that the government will make every effort to provide relief to those impacted by the floods.

In addition to the construction of the campus and houses, the Prime Minister also announced plans to hold a Donors’ Conference in Geneva next month. At the conference, the government will present the case for those affected by the floods, including details on the losses sustained, the devastation caused by the floods, and the impacts of climate change. The Prime Minister was accompanied on this visit by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori, Federal Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, and other distinguished guests.

Before the Prime Minister’s address, the Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lt. Gen. Inam Haider Malik, briefed him on the rehabilitation and relief efforts currently underway in the region. The establishment of the COMSATS University campus and the government’s commitment to providing assistance to those affected by the floods are both welcome steps towards helping to rebuild and support the community in Khairpur.

Flooding can have a devastating impact on communities, causing significant losses and destruction. The government’s efforts to provide assistance and support to those affected by the floods in Khairpur are critical for helping to alleviate some of the challenges faced by these individuals and families. By investing in infrastructure and providing resources for rebuilding, the government can help to ensure that the community is able to recover and move forward.

The establishment of the COMSATS University campus is also a positive development for the region, as it will bring new educational opportunities and help to stimulate economic growth. Overall, the Prime Minister’s visit to Khairpur and the announcements made during his time there are encouraging signs for the community as they work to rebuild and move forward in the wake of the floods.