April 11, 2023, Islamabad: Governor Balochistan Called on Chairman NDMA
Government of Pakistan
Prime Minister’s Office
National Disaster Management Authority
Governor Balochistan Called on Chairman NDMA
(April 11, 2023, Islamabad)— Governor Balochistan Abdul Wali Kakar called on Chairman NDMA today in his office. Chairman NDMA apprised the Governor about remodelled National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) being developed in line with future necessities for proactive mitigation and management of disasters. Chairman also shared details regarding functions of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) as a National Think Tank under NDMA umbrella, whose main task is to connect global academic experts with Pakistan’s Institutes/Universities to enable research exchange for collective benefits of the regions in the field of disaster management and mitigation. Lt Gen Inam Haider Malik also underscored the need to build capacity of PDMAs down to DDMAs along with mass awareness campaigns for the locals being first responders.
Governor Balochistan appreciated the binding role of NDMA at national level and its humanitarian efforts while mentioning the rescue-relief operation for Turkiye& Syria. He extended full cooperation to NIDM for facilitating the collaboration between University of Balochistan and other relevant departments & institutes.