ISLAMABAD, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that the central government will provide financial and functional support to rain-hit Karachi, capital city of the country's southern Sindh province.
Taking notice of the losses rendered by the rains in the city, the prime minister directed the concerned authorities to provide financial support to Sindh government for rehabilitation and compensation of the people affected by the rains.
He also held a meeting to review the post-rain situation in the city.
At least 20 people were killed and scores others injured in the heavy downpour in the city over the last five days.
Local trade union leaders said that the traders have lost millions of rupees as rain water inundated their shops, destroying the things inside.