Ch Shujat Hussain, Parvez Elahi and Moonis Elahi express heartfelt grief over deaths of tourists in Murree

The perpetrators should be severely punished by conducting a high level investigation into this tragedy. The administration should take effective measures to return the trapped people to their homes as soon as possible.

Lahore: 08-01-2022: Pakistan Muslim League President and former Prime Minister Chaudhry Shujat Hussain, Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi have expressed heartfelt grief over the loss of tourists stranded in Murree, they said that they share in the grief of the bereaved families.

The PML leaders said that it was a great tragedy that the tourists lost their lives due to heavy snowfall and poor traffic management. They said that this incident should be investigated at the highest level and if any negligence was found by the administration, it should be punished severely.

They said that such a large number of people were turning to Murree and the administration should have known what measures were needed for security and traffic arrangements there. They said that so far more than twenty people have lost their lives which is very painful and a cause of sorrow and grief for every Pakistani. They called for intensification of efforts to evacuate stranded tourists and stranded vehicles in Murree and Galyat. In this regard, PML leaders appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Army, FC and Rescue 1122 and prayed that the people trapped there should reach their homes as soon as possible as a large number of people are still stranded in Murree and adjoining areas. #

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