Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed has said that according to gathered information today's earthquake is less destructive as compared to 2005, Waqt News reported.

He was talking to media. He further stated that Prime Minister has ordered all concerning authorities to help the victims on emergency footing.

“The first step in natural calamities is the rescue operation, ” he added. The minister further told the press that there is information about the human and economic loss in different areas of Pakistan. “Government is developing plan of action to help out the vicitims,” he said