Meeting reviews disaster preventive measures


KARACHI: A review meeting of disaster preventive measures was held on Monday under the supervision of Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui where the representatives from federal, provincial and non-government organization participated.

In meeting, it was decided that all the relevant departments of rescue and fire fighting’s resources, machinery, trainings, and tracking capabilities will be made according to scientific requirements and the citizens and other institutes will make emergency plans and strategy regarding the rescue and fire fighting.

According to release, the department of Civil Defence was instructed that to take measures for make team of rescue volunteers which will help to raise awareness and training skills of people.

In meeting, Additional Commissioner Karachi-I Aslam Khoso, all additional deputy commissioners, and representatives of KMC, KPT, Civil Aviation Authority, Cantonment Board, DHA, Asian Development Bank, Department of Education, rescue group, 7F Foundation, and other non-government organization were present.

Siddiqui said that “we should ever get ready to face the natural disasters. “ He said every possible step is taken to strengthen the capability of all relevant departments but it is needed that all such departments most get ready to cop the situation.

He said the administration is trying its best to provide departments full equipped machineries which they demanded and at most every volunteer get modern training opportunities.