QUETTA: A delegation of Pakistan Red Crescent Society Balochistan chapter, called on Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, here on Monday.
The delegation briefed Chief Minister Balochistan about its humanitarian activities rendered in different parts of the province particularly its performance in situation of natural disasters.
Briefing the Chief Minister, the delegation said that Red Crescent helped earthquake affectees of Ziarat in 2008, flood affectees in Naseerabad and Jaffarabad in 2010 and earthquake affectees in Awaran in 2013. “Red Crescent’s six Disaster Management Cells and eight Basic Health Units are functioning in different areas,” the delegation informed, adding that 9710 food packs were distributed among affected people of earthquake and 3851 were given medical treatment in Awaran district.
Chief Minister Balochistan commended the services of Red Crescent in the province and hoped that it would continue to play its crucial role in future in serving the people with same spirit.
He assured the delegation that government would extend all possible support to volunteers serving people and no stone would be left unturned for their security.
By Staff Reporter
Published in The Balochistan Point on February 17, 2014