ISLAMABAD - GNI - President Asif Ali Zardari Monday contacted GHQ, Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister and Maj-Gen Ikramul Haq, FCNA GOC, to get latest information about the ongoing rescue operation at Siachen. He directed the authorities concerned to utilise all available resources to rescue the soldiers and civilians who had been missing after an avalanche struck them. He asked the authorities to work relentlessly for the survival of the avalanche-hit people. The president was briefed about the situation in the area. He prayed and hoped that the soldiers would be rescued alive. The president said the entire nation stood shoulder to shoulder with the Army. He instructed GB and federal governments to provide all kind of resources to help out and assist rescue operation.