Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has expressed concern over the non-payment of Rs.146 billion to Punjab province by the federal government and regretted that the federal government has blocked legal and constitutionally-binding dues of Punjab province.

While presiding over a meeting about the development, the CM made it clear that the federal government has not given anything to Punjab from the aid given to flood affectees. The federal government has not released the share for the construction of houses for flood victims; he added and pointed out that rehabilitation activities could also be hampered. Similarly, he noted that different projects could be compromised because of the stoppage of Rs.146 billion.