Buzdar for full preparations to tackle flood threats

Staff Reporter

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed all the concerned department to make full preparations and remain on high alert to deal with the possible threat of floods during the monsoon season.

He issued the directives in a statement issued from Lahore on Tuesday. Usman Buzdar directed the departments concerned to monitor water flow in the rivers round-the-clock.

An emergency plan should be chalked out at district level so as to cope with any disaster, he ordered.

The chief minister said that to take out the rain wa-ter from the inundated areas, de-watering sets must be kept functional.

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