Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister directs commissioners, deputy commissioners and Secretary to take precautionary steps for the expected floods

Peshawar, June 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Senior Minister, Sikandar Hayat Khan Sherpao on Wednesday directed the commissioners of Malakand, Peshawar divisions, deputy commissioners of Charsadda and Nowshera districts and Secretary Irrigation to remain vigilant and take precautionary steps for the expected flood.

He issued these directives during telephonic conversation about reports of high floods in the rivers Kabul and Swat.

Sikandar Sherpao said, he would soon visit to the affected areas to review the safety measures. He also directed the Secretary Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and Secretary Irrigation department to remain vigilant and make sure the necessary steps to prevent any loss in case of expected flood.

He also stressed to create awareness about flood situation amongst the people living near the rivers. The senior minister said that the government would leave no stone unturned to protect the people and their properties from flood.

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