NDMA to provide all possible support to SDMA: Lt.Gen Omar

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Omar Mahmood Hayat Thursday said that NDMA was ready to provide every possible support and facilitation to State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) Muzaffarabd AJ&K.

Chairman expressed these views during his visit to SDMA Muzaffarabd, said a press release.

Director General SDMA, Zaheer Uddin Qurashi briefed the Chairman about the role and functioning of SDMA.

He also briefed the NDMA Chairman about the ongoing projects and challenges being faced by SDMA.

Mahmood Hayat assured SDMA all possible support for it’s capacity building and resolving issues being faced SDMA at the earliest.

The Chairman expressed his concern on the growing unprovoked Indian forces firing on Line of Control (LoC) and it’s humanitarian impact.

He directed SDMA to analyze and suggest measures for protection of civilian population living along LoC.

The Chairman also visited State Emergency Control Room and observed the facilities and arrangements there.

He also inspected the Rescue 1122 Emergency Drill.