Feb 02

Yaqoob Lauds ERRA’s reconstruction process

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister AJ&K Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan has said that ERRA had carried out the massive reconstruction process and made speedy progress in last 3 years was even more than the development made in AJ&K in last 50 years. Addressing Inauguration Ceremony of Basic Health Unit in Chatter Kalas Muzaffarabad, he said that AJ&K govt would keep on supporting ERRA towards the completion of all the projects well in time.

Speaking on the occasion, Senator Altaf Muhammad Saleem thanked Bosnian Govt and people, especially outgoing Bosnian Ambassador for his continuous support to ERRA. He said that Bosnian support is reflective of the confidence of international community in ERRA’s rebuilding phase. He said that PM Yousuf Raza Gilani is taking keen interest in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of earthquake affected areas and is regularly updated about the recent developments made by ERRA.

Altaf M Saleem urged local administration to engage closely with ERRA to manage the network of buildings, offices and infrastructure being developed in affected areas. He said that ERRA’s Housing Project is almost complete and now it is emphasizing more to speed up work on Education and Health Sector.

Answering a question Chairman ERRA said that Master Plan for Muzaffarabad City Project has been finalized and the work will start soon. Bosnian Ambassador H.E. Damir Dzanko while appreciating ERRA’s efforts towards rebuilding in earthquake affected areas said that 2005 earthquake was a great disaster in Pakistan’s national history but people of Pakistan stood together to effectively tackle the situation and Bosnian Govt was always prepared to cooperate with ERRA to mitigate the sufferings of this great catastrophe.

He assured Chairman ERRA for Bosnia’s continuous support towards this noble cause in future. In SERRA office Muzaffarabad, Chairman ERRA Altaf M Saleem was also briefed about 617 transforms imported from China under Earthquake Early Assistance Project to channelize the Power network in earthquake affected areas of AJ&K. Altaf M Saleem instructed SERRA administration to install the transformers as soon as possible so that mechanism for provision of electricity in affected areas can be improved and streamlined.

Chairman ERRA later held meeting with VC Muzaffarabad University Dr Habib-ur-Rehman and discussed the issues delaying the reconstruction of University. Chairman Altaf Slaeem told the Vice Chancellor that the bidding process will be completed before April and the work will start right after. Chairman ERRA Altaf Muhammad Saleem, Bosnian Ambassador H.E. Damir Dzanko, Secretary Health AJ&K, high ranked ERRA officials and local people were also present on the occasion.-SANA

Dec 15

ERRA makes Rs. 95 millions bogus payments

ISLAMABAD: The Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) had made bogus payments of Rs. 95 million. This was disclosed in a report presented in Public Accounts Committee meeting. The meeting was held under chairmanship of Chaudhry Nisar Ahmad.

The meeting reviewed audit paras of Council of Islamic Ideology and ERRA. The existing deputy chairman ERRA admitted that bogus payments were made in Muzaffarabad and said that now the system was corrected and recovery of the amount is underway. Auditor General’s report revealed that ERRA failed to distribute Rs.3.31 billions among quake victims and the amount was still deposited in different banks.

The committee directed the ERRA to submit its report within three months regarding payments and expenditure after audit objections. The chairman Public Accounts Committee said ERRA was an important organization, which could not be neglected, and those responsible for discrepancies would be questioned.

Dec 01

ERRA on top in reconstruction sector in world: Akram

PESHAWAR: Earthquake Reconstruction and Reconstruction Authority (ERRA) deputy chairman Lt. General Nadeem Akram on Monday said that ERRA is ahead of rest of reconstruction activities in natural calamity area in the world.

Addressing inauguration ceremony of reconstructed Government High School Khairabad in union Council Karnol Balakot here, he said three years on from the devastating October 8 earthquake in northern part of Pakistan International organizations, world comity international societies has supported millions of communities in NWFP and AJK to the road to the recovery.

The government and the people of Pakistan convey their high appreciation to the world comity specially CARITAS Switzerland which completed more than ten schools besides its projects of reconstruction of 40 more schools in earthquake affected area of NWFP, he added.

Deputy Chairman ERRA said “Right across the region, we’re seeing real progress as thousands of houses have been build on owner driven program which were acknowledged most successful program in the world to rehabilitate the affectees on speedy”.

In spite of problems of limited workable period, limited contractors and shortage of material which badly affect the progress ERRA met the challenges in successful direction, he said. Our housing cash grant project was appreciated not only within the country but also by international world, Akram said.

On this occasion the local elders put up certain demands and problems to the Deputy Chairman on which he ensured that he would personally contact Chief Minister NWFP to raise the status of GHS Khairabad to higher secondary schools. He also ensured that non strategy schemes specially schools would be look into subject to condition availability of funds. Furthermore, Deputy Chairman said that ERRA had fulfilled the promise of build back better.

Oct 08

Third anniversary of October quake today

MUZAFFARABAD: All arrangements were finalized for the observance of 3rd Anniversary of 8th October 2005 earthquake on Tuesday, which hit Azad Kashmir and some parts of NWFP on this day.

The day will dawn with special prayers for the soul of martyrs of the quake as well as progress and prosperity of Pakistan.

In Muzaffarabad, sirens will be sounded at 8.52 in the morning during which all kinds of traffic will come to a tandstill for one minute to pay homage to the martyrs. Later a collective Duwa will also be held at University ground.

Official sources said the significant development of the day is the foundation stone laying ceremony of the mega developmental projects for Muzaffarabad and Muzaffarabad Athmuqam road which will cost three hundred ninety six million dollars

Oct 06

Severe earthquake tremors in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujar Khan, Jhelum

ISLAMABAD: Severe earthquake tremors have been felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujar Khan and Jhelum today. According to Met Office Peshawar, intensity of earthquake was recorded at rector scale as 6.5.

Chief metreologist Met Office Peshawar Mohammad Rafiq told that the centre of the earthquake was in an area of Kirghizistan some 650 km away in the north of Peshawar.

Sep 20

Moderate quake felt in Pakistan capital, no damage

ISLAMABAD — A moderate earthquake rattled Pakistan’s capital and some northwestern towns Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, an official said.

The magnitude 5.4 quake was centered about 270 miles north of Peshawar, said Mohammed Akram of the state-run seismological center in Peshawar.

He said the tremors were felt in Islamabad and some northwestern cites like Mansehra, but authorities had received no information about any damage or casualties.

Akram urged people not to be panicked as such a moderate earthquake usually does not cause any damage.

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake in 2005 devastated Pakistani Kashmir and northwestern cities, killing about 80,000 people and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. Some of the displaced families are still living in makeshift homes. -AP

Jul 11

Quake tremors felt in upper Pakistan

PESHAWAR: A medium scale earthquake jolted, Islamabad, Peshawar and northwestern Pakistan. The quake measured a 5.2 magnitude and occurred at 8:04 a.m. on Friday. It was originated from mountain range of Koh Hindu Kush, 300killometer away from Peshawar. According to Seismological Network of Pakistan Meteorological Department Peshawar its magnitude on international Richter scale was 5.2 and its epicenter lay about three hundred kilometers North of Peshawar in Hindukush Range.

Jul 11

Troops gradually move out of quake affected areas

ISLAMABAD: With 8th October approaching, troops start moving out of the Earthquake hit areas, gradually handing over the ownership of completed projects to the Civil Government. The initial pull out started with returning of bulk of 88 Brigade from Mansehra and 467 Brigade from Muzaffarabad. Local Formation Commanders and high ranking ERRA officials witnessed the initiation of return of the troops from affected areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Earthquake May Lead to New Future for Private Civic Groups, Charities in China

Courtesy : VOA

Thousands of volunteers and private groups rushed to help victims of the earthquake that devastated China’s Sichuan Province in May. Now many people wonder whether the freedom they have had in the disaster area will carry over into broader rights for civic groups in the future. Jamila Trindle recently visited the town of Mianyang in Sichuan Province and has this report.

Teacher Shao Ling is helping out in a tent kindergarten that just opened in the community of Mianzhu. She says because of the big earthquake, her school has started its summer vacation, so while houses are being built she came here to volunteer, to try to help out.

She now works in a kindergarten built by the You Cheng Foundation for Poverty Reduction, from Beijing. Foundation member Wang Yi Bing says the earthquake has given non-governmental organizations and charities a chance to prove what they can do.

“The government allows all kinds of NGOs – if you want to go you can go, so I think it’s a good opportunity both for the NGO and for the government to review,” he says. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Uk to help 1000 Businesses re-establish in EarthQuake Zone

Courtesy: British Embassy Beijing
1000 businesses destroyed by the devastating May 12 earthquake in Sichuan will be re-established in the next 12 months thanks to financial support by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the United Nations International Labour Organisation (ILO). A further 700 new businesses will be started for those who lost their jobs in the earthquake. Read the rest of this entry »

buy lamisil reviews cheap cafergot sale order aceon batteries buy female viagra legally online buy antivert in stores trial erection packs 1 discount point trial erection packs 1 discount vouchers order singulair decomposition matlab buy januvia you cheap zovirax cream online buy cholesterol lowering uk cheap fml forte ophthalmic flagyl er discount mot cheap imitrex ortho tri cyclen discount missed pill order actoplus met fda buy casodex 150 mg order ginette 35 effects buy lantus insulin vials order ginseng root buy ortho tri cyclen vs yasmin buy zyrtec jarabe cheap carafate in usa order zovirax illegal buy alavert australia order midamor online buy elocon in canada buy brand viagra from boots discount on seroquel buy ethionamide over the counter buy trazodone online buy lamisil spray buy zyprexa qt cheap etodolac uk cheap neurontin side cheap viagra soft london where can i buy lipitor generic ortho tri cyclen discount card buy xenical for cheap buy dipyridamole usa rumalaya forte discount effectiveness cheap astelin spray rhinocort discount vouchers buy triamterene africa buy montelukast sodium tablets order voveran sr price in india order orlistat prescription cheap cialis soft erfahrung buy tretinoin 0 05 usp order remeron illegal order calcium carbonate vitamin d environ skin care order online buy triamterene in stores cheap accommodation palau micronesia order cialis kuala lumpur buy aleve online buy flonase at cvs buy alli from usa buy bystolic uk cheap viagra sublingual reviews viagra professional discount pills buy glucotrol xl wikipedia cheap cialis jelly uk where to buy tricor cheap buy viagra sublingual tabs buy men;s health india order requip from canada buy diflucan in canada order diamox best place buy bupropion sr coupons buy ginette 35 tablet buy kytril buy flonase rid of sinus infections buy celebrex generic cheap clean protein powder speman discount vouchers cheap cholesterol lower is good hyaluronic acid discount reviews buy desyrel gel buy glucotrol xl online buy cardizem where can order erectile dysfunction workup purchase peptides tamoxifen order rogaine 5 vs rogaine cheap lioresal rezeptfrei buy rogaine 2 vs 5 side effects buy viagra jelly montreal order skelaxin illegal buy dramamine the uk cheap diclofenac gel jonac cheap fml forte liquifilm 0.25 mobic discount vouchers buy cialis lilly buy rhinocort turbuhaler buy tinidazole vidal order valtrex you buy kamagra oral jelly generic cheap flagyl er i kroppen cialis soft discount rezept cabgolin discount vouchers avalide discount voucher cheap viagra soft bangkok order paroxetine yawning cheap elimite buy xalatan london buy propecia japan buy propecia london viagra jelly discount card buy periactin cheap cheap effexor xr weight loss buy anti fungal ketoconazole buy alli at walmart female viagra discount to buy cheap lariam very cheap zyvox a prescription buy requip in stores cheap rogaine 2 solution buy singulair veterinary order metformin quickly order singulair canada buy triamterene buy viagra soft singapore cheap kamagra paypal buy seroquel zealand buy toradol injection online cheap rogaine 2 percent side effects cheap ranitidine dosage mentax discounts buy alphagan eye drops buy protonix generic buy suhagra review buy capoten in usa cheap cholesterol lowering without statins buy bupropion sr quit smoking buy female viagra boots celebrex for cheap antivert discount programs buy haridra benefits imuran discount online cheap viagra jelly pills uk wellbutrin sr discount benefits cheap tricor braun order prinivil reviews lasik discounts for law enforcement shatavari buy india order carafate imitrex discount coupons pain relief discount quick cheap avodart australia order calcium carbonate kidney stones diet pain relief discount pain buy nitroglycerin germany cheap diclofenac gel zu cheap malegra dxt reviews buy ciplox you buy l-tryptophan in ireland buy cardizem for cheap buy amantadine 100 mg order mircette kariva purchase zanaflex online buy cialis mexico erection packs 2 discount grocery ortho tri cyclen discount to stop period chloromycetin discount vouchers order brand levitra online canada buy atorlip 20 mg tablets cheap robaxin very order levitra xanthi buy femara zealand cephalon provigil discount cheap inderal get didronel discount cards cheap shuddha guggulu in telugu cheap actoplus met prescribing information order female viagra online buy voveran sr tab cheap shuddha guggulu dosage proscar discount vouchers cheap soft viagra cheap periactin very cheap viagra jelly pills online buy rosuvastatin teva order atorlip 20 what is atorlip-20 baclofen discount vouchers buy xenical jordan river valley buy aceon in uk buy tadalis sx dosage buy yasmin online uk brands amoxicillin discount philippines buy bystolic france ranitidine discount vouchers buy zero suit samus costume order venlor xr order calcium carbonate quincy il cheap cholesterol lowering margarine order glucotrol xl uses cheap lanoxin cheap artane motels order sinemet nedir cheap hytrin uses order erythromycin vegas buy alli uk buy rogaine 2 bangalore cheap requip india buy levitra plus us buy rogaine 2 liquid buy desyrel a prescription buy pantoprazole in uk order colchicine dosage buy purinethol new zealand buy lioresal viagra professional discount italia tretinoin 0,05 discount buy zyloprim in uk buy brand viagra pills buy alli australia buy neurontin xr buy amitriptyline best place cheap muscle relaxant essential oil provera discount voucher buy micronase in india cheap advair diskus administration cheap cialis professional rezeptfrei flagyl er discount zentrale cheap levitra plus brand buy doxycycline vietnam vasotec discount code cialis jelly discount buy cheap zovirax buy maxalt line rumalaya forte discount tablets 30 zanaflex discount buy buy generic yasmin online order cialis generic buy saw palmetto oil uk order terramycin liquid how to order from mango website buy clomid mastercard order aciphex cheap shatavari root buy alavert vancouver cheap adalat full buy eurax cream australia viagra professional discount buy online buy dutas generic cheap rental places cheap prevacid solutab cheap levitra professional wiki cheap muscle relaxant benzodiazepine cheap yasmin birth control cheap rogaine 2 canada levitra discount walmart buy alli weight loss pills online cheap brand cialis jovenes buy accutane usa order viagra super active citrate) metoclopramide discount vouchers cheap apcalis sx www.apcalis-sx cheap femara letrozole cheap albenza cheap danazol buy order anti fungal inflammatory cream buy septilin in singapore female viagra discount how does it work buy rogaine 5 effectiveness cheap finasteride 1mg cheap prandin uk buy topamax online cheap cheap isoptin nedir buy tofranil online cheap cialis soft side effects order revia uk cheap zanaflex erowid buy aricept rx sleep aid discount best cheap v gel nature cheap emsam price buy tamoxifen citrate uk buy clomid dubai buy generic tetracycline online voltaren copay assistance cheap ortho tri cyclen for acne reviews cardizem discount generic order effexor xr reviews weight loss order lipitor cholesterol lowering discount vegetarian diet cabergoline discount coupon order isoptin back cheap zithromax uk cheap v gel opi gel cheap procardia headache order cialis professional and cialis innopran xl discount mg hair loss discount xarelto can you buy unisom over the counter cheap viagra brand order dutas uk zovirax discount generic buy men;s health hairstyles cheap kamagra oral jelly qatar buy lexapro brand name cheap viramune australia mango pensioners discount antivert discount voucher order generic accutane order cardizem use sleep aid discount cvs citalopram discount card labetalol discount card celadrin discount online order mentax canada buy nolvadex india revatio discount card cheap rocaltrol online cheap hair loss emedicine buy leukeran pure buy atorlip 20 de 20 mg order promethazine with codeine online buy rogaine 5 lotion buy orlistat hong kong ortho tri cyclen discount nausea vomiting buy cholesterol lowering oils cheap ginette 35 used betnovate discount buy inderal vegas cheap fml forte nin~os buy bupropion sr uk buy lipitor kong buy zyrtec xarope order voveran sr contents order torsemide wiki order baytril for cats celebrex cost rite aid zyprexa discount buy cheap anxiety meds hyaluronic acid discount powder order furosemide you cheap generic xenical tamoxifen to buy cheap cytotec zwaneven pain relief discount varicocele order serpina bodrum buy deltasone uses order chloromycetin information buy alavert buy arava in stores buy cystone online buy tadalis sx mg buy viagra super active results vantin discounts skin care order form cheap diovan alternatives buy synthroid online cheap order glucotrol xl and alcohol discount on singulair cheap cytotec pills online buy robaxin africa cheap flagyl er prescribing information order effexor xr indications order prandin australia cheap robaxin gold viagra soft discount coupons men;s health discount zinc order trazodone xanax buy alli slimming tablets order kytril nausea cheap methotrexate in usa discount on imitrex order pain relief arthritis buy tofranil valor hair loss discount talk buy generic estrace cream buy glucophage xr 500mg buy ventolin pills cheap flagyl pills buy aldactone best place order rhinocort buy prometrium order calcium carbonate benefits cheap shatavari juice erexin-v discount order lipitor australia order amoxil tablets cheap brand levitra generic names cheap micronase dosage lipitor discount voucher buy propranolol bangkok cheap celebrex side buy real levitra online inderal discount online cheap kamagra london cheap unisom order allium bulbs order cytotec from canada order rumalaya liniment ingredients cheap lady era quanto discount for methotrexate buy robaxin the counter in canada order lasix canada order ginette 35 diane 35 cheap ginette 35 irregular periods pfizer dilantin discount card cheap unisom a prescription buy levitra plus with mastercard female viagra discount are there tulsi amrit order online order generic provigil online cialis super active discount european meds online buy buy prandin wiki cheap indinavir buy online buy depo medrol for dogs buy antivert uk online cheap zenegra tablets cheap lady era lake fl order imuran in canada buy requip vietnam order nizagara review buy anti fungal untuk keputihan cialis deals online cheap arjuna vs sleep aid discount pills buy dostinex in uk buy alavert nz periactin discount copay order female viagra does it work order serevent in canada cheap hair loss with chemo buy xalatan australia buy antivert kong cheap clonidine buy femara discount cheap ephedraxin reviews buy cholesterol lowering agents other than statins cheap celexa yawning order trial erection packs 1 order motrin order levitra professional paypal cheap glucophage xr buy desyrel australia buy phenergan liquid etodolac discount generic order of skin care application buy cozaar africa buy cystone dosage buy aswagandhadi lehyam buy neo medrol acne lotion online order cialis soft work wellbutrin sr discount jittery cheap etodolac uses cheap baclofen order brand levitra prescription buy cheap generic zithromax cheap ortho tri cyclen vs trinessa buy isoniazid you order viagra sublingual spray cheap anti viral list of antivirus cheap levitra plus efficace que cialis imitrex discount buy dutasteride online cheap viagra sublingual brasil order tretinoin 0 05 cream glucophage xr prices order weight loss workouts alli mail order cheap mestinon retard buy lexapro online au buy ortho tri cyclen kariva buy himalaya purim online india buy tamoxifen uk cheap avapro reviews buy kamagra chewable tablets review buy anafranil india buy antivert singapore discount arthritis gloves buy haloperidol uk order adalat episode buy lantus insulin order glucotrol xl teaching order lynoral buy half inderal la 80mg order toprol xl rxlist proventil inhaler discount card citalopram discount vouchers buy propecia from boots buy prednisone steroids buy viagra soft south africa online cheap wellbutrin sr reviews antivert discount coupon buy nitroglycerin ny order elocon jerawat diclofenac gel discount pregnancy order cialis jelly generic cheap apcalis sx mg cena cheap ortho tri cyclen green pills order clonidine side cialis jelly discount voucher cheap actoplus met rx order lasix online uk order pain relief teeth cheap kamagra oral jelly melbourne