Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

LA­HORE— Chief Sec­re­tary Pun­jab Capt (R) Zahid Saeed met with Na­tional Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Author­ity (NDMA) Chair­man Ma­jor-Gen­eral As­ghar Nawaz to dis­cuss pro­tec­tive mea­sures and steps to deal with pos­si­ble floods, at Civil Sec­re­tar­iat here. Speak­ing on the oc­ca­sion, the Chief Sec­re­tary said that reg­u­lar mon­i­tor­ing of river flows and weather con­di­tions was be­ing en­sured. He said that a nat­u­ral dis­as­ter like floods could be dealt with more ef­fec­tively through bet­ter plan­ning and in­te­grated ef­forts. He men­tioned that Con­trol Room was work­ing for mon­i­tor­ing of floods and flood warn­ing has been is­sued to Com­mis­sion­ers and DCOs while boats and other re­lief goods had al­ready been sent to dis­tricts.—APP

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