ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held telephonic conversation with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who briefed him about Pakistan Army’s ongoing relief activities in flood-hit areas of Sindh and Balochistan.
The Prime Minister directed that helicopters be provided to facilitate the rescue and relief activities in those areas of Sindh and Balochistan where roads and bridges have been destroyed.
The Army Chief informed the Prime Minister that special instructions have been issued to the Commander Southern Command regarding relief operations in Balochistan.
The Prime Minister appreciated the cooperation and passion of the Pakistan Army for rescue and relief of the flood victims.
Meanwhile, during telephonic conversation with the Prime Minister, Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Lt General Akhtar Nawaz also briefed him about the latest situation of rains and floods in Sindh.
The Prime Minister directed to speed up the rescue, relief and rehabilitation of flood victims.