Lahore—Parliamentary Secretary Information & Culture Rana Muhammad Arshad has said that effective precautionary measures are essential for coping with natural calamities and minimizing the losses. He said it is need of the hour that the disaster management should be forwarded in a professional manner.
He said that an effective response mechanism is vital for coping with any natural calamity. He also stressed the need of capacity-building of concerned institutions. Rana Arshad said that trained human resource can play an effective role in disaster management, therefore, there should be effective coordination between National Disaster Management Authority and Provincial Disaster Management Authority.
He said that best results can be achieved through use of modern technology with regard to disaster management. He said that government has constituted a committee which will consider all proposals jointly with the officials of National Disaster Management Authority.