COAS directs Army men to help Balochistan govt


Flood relief efforts
COAS calls Corps Commander Balochistan to get update on Flood situation
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed his men to fully cooperate with the Balochistan government in its rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in the rain/flood ravaged province.
The Army Chief was discussing the flood situation in the province with the Balochistan Corps Commander and directed the Army men 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. He said Army resources will be utilized to help affected population and restore critical communication infrastructure as immediate temporary measure.