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LAHORE: Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif at the National Assembly will visit Karachi on Wednesday (Tomorrow) to express solidarity with those affected by the urban floods and torrential rains.
“Shahbaz Sharif will go to Karachi for a one-day visit to express solidarity with the people of the city on Sept 2. During the visit, he will visit Faisal Edhi of Edhi Foundation and also meet the affectees of the devastating rains,” PML-N Secretary General Ahsan Iqbal said in a statement issued here on Monday.
In addition, PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif will visit the Nazimabad office of the party, meet with staff and get a briefing on the impact of rains and floods.
He called on the nation to offer special prayers to curb the torrential rains so that the country’s flooded areas got some respite. He expressed sadness at the loss of life and property resulting from the rains and floods. He also paid tribute to the organisations and individuals active in assisting and saving those impacted by the catastrophe. He directed party office-bearers, members and workers to help the affectees with devotion.
Mr. Sharif said the federal and provincial governments ought to work together to help and save flood-stricken residents. “The opposition is ready to cooperate with the federal and provincial governments in every possible way to help in this state of emergency,” he maintained.