| GEO Pakistan|
| Nawaz urges President not to go on UK trip|
| Updated at: 2254 PST, Sunday, August 01, 2010|
NOWSHEHRA: Pakistan Muslim League-N Chief Nawaz Sharif Sunday urged President Asif Ali Zardari not to undertake UK visit as planned at a time when the nation is undergoing a test due to heavy flooding.
During his visit to Nowshehra to assess the devastation caused by heavy floods in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Nawaz Sharif called upon the politicians to rise above political their interests and to extend every possible help to the victims of the calamity. The government should utilize all the available resources to deal with the flood situation, he added.
“I have never seen such widespread devastation across the country including Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa caused by the worst flooding in the country’s history,” the PML-N Chief noted.
He said no Pakistani should hold himself back from helping his fellow countrymen in this time of trial.
During his visit, Nawaz Sharif met with the affectees of the flood besides assessing the damage unleashed by the natural calamity.