6th meeting of D-10 Forum held under Chairmanship of Secretary Economic Affairs Division

Islamabad, September 06, 2013 (PPI-OT): The 6th meeting of D-10 Forum under the Chairmanship of Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Ms. Nargis Sethi was held in Islamabad. The meeting aimed at reviewing and coordinating development agenda of the country.

While welcoming the participants, Ms. Nargis Sethi briefed about government’s priorities and vision 2025 regarding development of the country.

Representatives from major Development Partners, Members of Federal and Provincial Government Departments, Planning Commission, and NDMA including Chairman NDMA, Major General Saeed Aleem, Member Operations NDMA, Brig Mirza Kamran Zia, Member DRR, Idrees Mahsud, Director Response, Lt. Col Raza and members of other key institutions also attended the meeting.

Member Operation NDMA, Brig Kamran Zia gave detailed briefing on NDMA mandate and Disaster Management System in the Country, National Monsoon Contingency Plan and the present situation in the country with futuristic plans. His brief also included the disaster management priority areas of NDMP which are to be implemented over the next ten years.

A very healthy discussion ensued after the NDMA brief, Chairman NDMA, Major General Saeed Aleem, to the entire satisfaction of the house, very articulately addressed the queries and highlighted the role of Disaster Management Authorities during the recent monsoon season.

For more information, contact:
Ahmed Kamal
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
Tel: +9251 9215412
Cell: +92300 5278981 and +92331-5657779
Email: maf@ndma.gov.pk

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