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Sunday, June 14, 2009

3rd Anniversary of Earthquake. (2008-3)

The devastating Earthquake of October 8, 2005, wrought havoc in parts of NWFP & AJK and posed a daunting challenge for Pakistan. The Government of Pakistan, together with the international community and the civil society took Herculean task ahead and eventually succeeded in the massive recovery efforts. Establishment of Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority, was a right set in the direction to accomplish this task, which adopted a comprehensive strategy to discharge this onerous responsibility.The devastating Earthquake of October 8, 2005, wrought havoc in parts of NWFP & AJK and posed a daunting challenge for Pakistan. The Government of Pakistan, together with the international community and the civil society took Herculean task ahead and eventually succeeded in the massive recovery efforts. Establishment of Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority, was a right set in the direction to accomplish this task, which adopted a comprehensive strategy to discharge this onerous responsibility.2. The Reconstruction and Rehabilitation efforts of the Government and the resilience of people of Pakistan have set an unprecedented example of speedy recovery in face of gigantic magnitude of devastating disaster. The efforts of reconstruction specifically the rural housing has been rated as highly satisfactory, the best rating ever given by the World Bank, which has now become a model for the world.3. In order to highlight the importance of day, to show our commitment as a nation to stand together against any calamity, to pay homage to those whom we lost and to pay tribute to the determination and fortitude of the people of Earthquake affected areas.Courtesy: Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority.(ERRA)To Commemorate the 3 Anniversary of Earthquake -2005, Pakistan Post is issuing , a Commemorative Postage Stamp of Rs. 4/- denomination on October 8, 2008.