US Delegation Visits Flood-Hit Sindh Areas.

ISLAMABAD -- A high-powered US Congressional delegation headed by democrat Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee visited flood hit areas in Dadu district of the Sindh province on Sunday and personally assessed the damages caused by floods.

The delegation, which arrived in Islamabad Sunday morning, flew to Sindh on a special flight and landed in Hyderabad. The delegation after getting the initial briefing flew to interior Sindh.

The US delegation which also included the US Ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Blome reviewed the flood situation on the ground and during an aerial view of the area.

'Before visit to affected areas, the delegation was briefed on the losses and rescue operations in the flood-hit areas and ongoing relief operations by Major General Dilawar Khan, Deputy Commissioner Dadu Syed Murtaza Ali Shah and others,' Tahir Javed, democrat leader accompanying the delegation told The Nation on phone.

The delegation praised the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of the armed forces and civil administration of...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT