Lahore: Commissioner Bahawalpur Division has underlined the need to expect the efforts to ensure effective, tangible and solid mechanism of flood fighting in Bahawalpur Division. He issued these directions to all relevant departments during a high level meeting which held in his office conference room to review the flood fighting arrangements in mechanism for Bahawalpur.
The meeting was briefed in detail by various steps undertaken both by irrigation department and all other relevant departments and organizations to make special arrangements regarding flood fighting in the Bahawalpur Division. The meeting specially focused at protection of flood protective dikes and effective monitoring of critical and vulnerable points to save the people and property to ensure safety of the residents and their property in the reverence are of Bahawalpur Division.
The meeting was also informed that 18 vulnerable points at different flood protecting dikes which include:- 8 in Bahawalnagar and 7 at in Rahim Yaar Khan districts in the riverine area are speedily being rehabilitated and strengthened by mobilizing all available resources.
Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Saqib Zafar called upon all relevant departments to evolve a comprehensive and result oriented mechanism by effective and vigorous inter-action between them to put in place a solid flood fighting mechanism in Bahawalpur Region.
The meeting was attended by District Coordination Officer Dr. Ehtasham Anwar Mahar,Additional Commissioner Coordination Saqib Ali Ateel or through video link District Coordination Officer Bahawalnagar Saeed Iqbal and Additional District Collector Rahim Yaar Khan.