Gen Bajwa inaugurates pre-fabricated village for flood affectees in Lasbela

By: News Desk
Published: 10:07 PM, 20 Nov, 2022
Gen Bajwa inaugurates pre-fabricated village for flood affectees in Lasbela
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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Lasbela, Balochistan on Sunday where he inaugurated a pre-fabricated village in Lal Gul Goth constructed for flood-affected people of the area who lost their homes.

Village Laal Gul Goth was badly devastated in recent floods with livestock, personal belongings of people, and basic infrastructure completely lost.

The new pre-fabricated village includes a primary school, is lit by off-grid solar power and is also provided with a tube well. 

Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) completed this project in record time as this was promised to the villagers by Pakistan Army.

The COAS was briefed by Major General Kamal Azfar, Director General FWO about the progress of rehabilitation work for flood affectees. 

Gen Bajwa met teachers and students of the newly renovated primary school at Lal Gul Goth and local villagers.

He said that Pakistan Army will continue all-out efforts to expedite the rehabilitation process being undertaken with the support of Federal and provincial governments. 

High-ranking Civil and Military Officials were also present on the occasion. 

Later, COAS interacted with the troops of Quetta Corps, FWO, Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan, and Pakistan Coast Guards and appreciated their efforts during the rescue, relief, and rehabilitation process in the recent flooding. 

Lieutenant General Inam Haider, Chairman NDMA, and Lieutenant General Kashif Nazir, Engineer in Chief, accompanied COAS during the visit.

Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by Lieutenant General Asif Ghafoor, Commander Quetta Corps.

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