Murree tragedy: PM directs inquiry commission to bring facts quickly 

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Published: 08:35 PM, 10 Jan, 2022
Murree tragedy: PM directs inquiry commission to bring facts quickly 
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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday directed the inquiry committee to bring out the facts of the Murree tragedy as soon as possible, reported 24NewsHD TV.

A meeting of government leaders and spokespersons was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister in which the briefing was given on different issues including the Murree blizzard tragedy and foreign funding.

The Prime Minister praised the Pakistan Army and civil administration for conducting the rescue operation.

In the meeting, it was informed that 164,000 vehicles had entered Murree.

According to sources, the Prime Minister inquired whether the Murree tragedy could have been prevented by timely measures.

In the meeting, the federal ministers spoke in favour of the district administration.

Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said that the administration and police did their best during the whole situation.

The situation was out of police control, Rangers had to be called, said the ministers.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that tourism is a new reality in the current era. The premier added that tourism has increased but the infrastructure is lag behind.

The old structure must be improved with the construction of new hotels, added the premier.

PM Imran Khan said that providing quality accommodation to growing tourists is a challenge.

Meanwhile, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Federal StateMinister for Information Farrukh Habib gave a briefing on the foreign funding case, on which the Prime Minister expressed satisfaction and said that the allegation of prohibited foreign funding against Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) was dropped.

Moreover, Civil-military relations were also discussed at the meeting. The meeting was informed in the briefing that the statement of the opposition on civil-military relations died down after the statement of DG ISPR.

On the other side, Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin briefed the meeting on International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement. Inflation is steadily declining, Tarin added.