Friday, March 1, 2019

Nawabshah gears up for challenges

By Rashid Zia Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

The Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirza Nasir Ali, chaired an emergency meeting of all the administrative and local government’s divisional and district heads in view of the prevailing situation.

Addressing the meeting held on the advice of the provincial government, the Commissioner informed that a control room has been setup by the provincial government and similar control rooms also established at divisional and district levels with directives to all the departments to cancel the leaves of their employees. 

As such, he said, everyone will have to remain alert to meet any emergency situation and perform their duties as per aspirations of the people and the country. 

He called upon the meeting participants to immediately visit the government buildings, schools and colleges and ensure their utilization when required for emergency purposes. Besides all types of .machineries and facilities available with the departments, should be kept ready.

The Additional Commissioner, Wasim Hamid, informed the meeting that education department has prepared list of scouts and volunteers and step being taken for their training with the cooperation of Civil Defence. 

The Commissioner exhorted the Chamber of Commerce and members of civic business community to ensure stocks of items of daily use like wheat, rice, flour etc. for public use and said there should not be any shortage or profiteerimg. 

The meeting was attended, among others, by Additional Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad, Mohammed Yusuf Abbasi, Additional Deputy Commissioner Waseem Hamid, Chairman Municipal Committee Nawabshah Azeem Mughal, District Health Officer, Director Schools Secondary and Primary Education, District Incharge Civil Defence and officials of other departments.