ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has taken notice of delay in the provision of relief goods in Awaraan area due to accessibility issues.
Army has been called to immediately start pallet dropping of relief goods through C-130. The Prime Minister has ordered to increase the helicopter relief sorties to the maximum. All other helicopters operations are halted to facilitate the relief effort.
A specialized unit of Army to oversee the relief activities for earthquake affected areas has been established in Rawalpindi.
The DG Military Operations is the Chief Coordinator for relief operation on behalf of the federal government.