KP CM aide expresses concern over damages caused by heavy rains

KAGHAN   -   In response to the significant damages caused by heavy rains in the province, Advisor to the Chief Minister for Tourism and Archaeology Zahid Khan Zeb, expressed deep regret.

He expressed these views during his visit of Kaghan.

The advisor emphasised the importance of caution, particularly for tourists, urging them to refrain from travelling during rainfall, especially in mountainous regions like Kaghan Valley.

The affected areas, including Kaghan and Mansehra valleys, have seen considerable damage due to the relentless downpour.

Zeb, accompanied by local authorities and police, urged active involvement in assisting and guiding travellers in tourist destinations and mountain resorts. Moreover, he stressed the need for tourists to adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) and to prioritise safety measures during their travels.

Personally assessing the situation in Kaghan and Mansehra, he highlighted the inherent risks associated with heavy rainfall in mountainous regions, often leading to natural disasters beyond human control.

He cautioned travellers to exercise prudence and consider avoiding travel under such circumstances.

In addition to cautioning tourists, Zeb directed authorities to ensure safety of infrastructure, including electricity and other facilities, in tourist areas during rainfall.

Special measures were also recommended to protect travellers during their journeys.

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