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Task force constituted to control forest fire in Sherani district

May 22, 2022 | | Share:

Under the directives of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, a task force headed by Secretary Forest and Wildlife Balochistan has been set up in Sherani district to control the forest fire.

An action report in this regard was submitted to the Prime Minister on Sunday by Balochistan Forests and Wildlife Department.

According to the report, teams have been formed in collaboration with federal and provincial departments to control the fire.

Commissioner Zhob has announced emergency in the area while Secretary Forest and Wildlife set up a control room to oversee the operation.

Rescue vehicles and firefighting equipment have been provided by NDMA and PDMA to control the fire.

Pakistan Army provided two helicopters and set up an Army base camp to assist in the operation.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Category: Legal & Politics