Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed the provincial administration as well as the line departments associated with the relief and rescue operations to remain vigilant and alert in the wake of rains in the province.
In a directive issued from Lahore today, he said that in case of rain in Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala, Sahiwal, Rawalpindi, Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalpur divisions, drainage of rainwater should be ensured in minimum possible time.
He directed that the situation arising after rains should be fully monitored and said that disposal of water should be done actively so that rainwater could not be accumulated in low lying areas.
The Chief Minister said that, similarly, the flow of traffic should not be disturbed and the traffic staff should remain available in the field to keep the flow of traffic moving so that the citizens may not face any difficulty.
Source: Radio Pakistan