Some people conspiring to form govt amid natural calamity: Bilawal

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday said that some people are conspiring in a bid to form their government amid the natural calamity in country.

Addressing a press conference along with Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto urged a joint response to help the affectees and said that we should not be thinking about politics and votes. “We have to unite, prioritize humanity and set the politics aside,” he added.

The PPP chairman said that the government is looking into the economic consequences of the floods as well as the food insecurity issue, while a second catastrophe, the health crisis also looms.

He said that they are currently working on the damage needs assessment which will give an estimate of the losses incurred by the floods. He said that $30 billion is an initial estimate.