District: (Senior officials of Sialkot visit flood affected areas)


SIALKOT: Sialkot DCO Dr Asif Tufail, Focal Person District Flood Control Sialkot Malik Abid Awan and the district heads of the nation building departments visited the far-off bordering villages of Bajwat and Chaprar which were badly devastated by the flash floods in Rivers Chenab and Tavi in 2014.

On this occasion, DCO met with the local people and knew their problems. DCO assured them full cooperation to avert the recurring flood threats and disasters. He announced immediate establishment of two flood relief centers at Bajwat and Chaprar for the local people.

Earlier, the DCO reviewed in details the flood preventive and flood-fighting arrangements during an important meeting held here.

In Sialkot, the district administration has already issued the flood warning, putting all the concerned departments on high alert, besides, round the clock monitoring of flood situation in Rivers Chenab, Tavi and Jammu and the seasonal Nullahs Dek, Aik, Palkhu and Bhed in Sialkot district.