Masood praise Pak Army, Govt of AJK for timely launching rescue operations


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The AJK President Sardar Masood Khan here on Saturday appreciated armed forces of Pakistan and the government agencies of Azad Jammu & Kashmir for launching timely rescue operations immediately after September 24 Mirpur earthquake and saving several precious lives. He emphasized the need of creating awareness and preparing the people to effectively respond to natural calamities so as to minimize the losses.
Attending a high-level briefing about the reconstruction and rehabilitation plan in the earthquake-hit parts of Mirpur – besides talking to journalists here on Saturday, he said that we were highly shocked over loss of life and property caused by the earthquake on September 24, but at the same time, it was also a matter of satisfaction that all disaster management agencies of both Pakistan and Azad Kashmir had timely carried out relief and rescue work through coordinated efforts.
Commissioner Mirpur Division and Relief Commissioner Muhammad Tayyeb briefed the President, in detail, of the losses caused by earthquake in men.

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