Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Thursday cancelled the military celebrations of August 14 and September 6 this year and said the savings will be utilised for flood relief activities. A special Corps Commanders Conference was held at General Headquarters to review flood situation in the country and ongoing relief and rescue activities by the Army. According to ISPR, participants took comprehensive overview of the flood situation and ongoing relief and rescue operations by the Army. The COAS directed the formations to continue reaching out to the marooned people and emphasised that the dearth of resources must be overcome through personal sacrifices and smart management.