PM will not address 66th session of UNGA,as he cancelled his US visit

 Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday called off his visit to address the 66th session of UNGA due to the heavy floods in Sindh. The Spokesman of the PM house said that the visit has been cancelled as the Prime Minister wanted to personally supervise the relief and rehabilitaion efforts as millions have been rendered homeless and the flood waters have caused huger damage to life and property. The Press Secretary to PM Akram Shaheedi said Prime Minister Gilani telephoned Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar in Dubai and directed her to represent Pakistan at the UNGA. He said Prime Minister Gilani will visit flood affected areas from tomorrow and supervise relief efforts being undertaken by NDMA, PDMA and other agencies. The members of Relief committee constituted by the PM: Senator Nayyar Hussain Bokhari, Syed Khurshid Shah’ Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Nazar Mohammad Gondal and Qamar Zaman Kaira will accompany the Prime Minister.

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