The military said in a statement on Sunday that Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Balochistan’s Lasbella district and inaugurated a prefabricated village in Lal Gul Goth constructed for flood victims of the area who lost their homes.
Laal Gul Goth, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), was severely damaged by the recent floods, with livestock, people’s personal belongings, and essential infrastructure all completely lost.
“The new prefabricated village includes a primary school, is lit by off-grid solar power, and is also provided with a tube well. The Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) completed this project in record time as this was promised to the villagers by the Pakistan Army,” the statement added.
According to the ISPR, Director General FWO Major General Kamal Azfar briefed the COAS on the status of the flood victims’ rehabilitation efforts.
The commander of the army got to know the instructors, pupils, and residents of the recently renovated Lal Gul Goth primary school. According to the army chief, the Pakistan Army will keep making every effort to hasten the rehabilitation process that is being carried out with the support of the federal and provincial governments.
There were also prominent civil and military officials present.
Later, Gen. Bajwa interacted with the Quetta Corps, FWO, Frontier Corps (FC) Balochistan, and Pakistan Coast Guards and expressed his gratitude for their assistance with the recent flooding rescue, relief, and rehabilitation efforts.
The COAS was accompanied during the visit by Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Inam Haider and Engineer-in-Chief Lieutenant General Kashif Nazir. Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor, commander of the Quetta Corps, welcomed Gen. Bajwa earlier.