ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority Major General Asghar Nawaz visited Chitral yesterday to review the progress on relief and rehabilitation work in flood affected areas of the district.

During his visit, he analysed actual ground situation after the flash flood which washed away mosque and civilian population in Chitral. He also held meetings with the officers of local administration and provincial agencies.

The chairman also assessed the needs of the local people and ensured that all logistics support is being provided by PDMA for urgent relief and early rehabilitation of the affectees.

He also directed his team to send 30 tons of wheat for the Chitral flood affectees who have lost their wheat stocks during the flood.  The Chairman NDMA also offered condolence with the bereaved families and also distributed food hampers/relief among them. He urged for creating awareness among the common people and sensitize them of impending dangers during the monsoon–Staff Reporter