COAS directs military to help Balochistan govt in flood relief efforts

Says rains, floods have destroyed civil life and communication structure

By: News Desk
Published: 02:51 PM, 20 Aug, 2022
COAS directs military to help Balochistan govt in flood relief efforts
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Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed the military to fully cooperate with the Balochistan government in its rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in the rain/flood-ravaged province, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Saturday.

The Army Chief was discussing the flood situation in the province with the Balochistan Corps Commander and directed the military to extend full cooperation to the civil administration on war-footing in its relief efforts

He said that the recent extraordinary heavy rains have paralyzed the civil life and communication structure in the province. He ordered to utilize Army resources to provide immediate help to the affected people and for the restoration of important communication infrastructure. 

Gen Bajwa said that in this hour of trial, the Pak Army was standing with the affected people adding that the Army was performing relief efforts considering it a national duty. 

Reporter Saud Butt