Polio Campaign:Waziristan, the most affected area, followed by Khyber and a small area in Karachi. Need to join hands to save next generation. National Polio Campaign:Army to assist Govt in security and access to affected areas. Shamefully we are the highest incidence country. (Tweeted by DG ISPR @AsimBajwaISPR)

Press Release
Rawalpindi - August 1, 2010: 

Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited flood affected areas of Nowshera and Khawazakhela yesterday.

COAS was given briefing by the local commanders on Armys rescue and relief efforts. COAS directed that every possible effort to be made to rescue and provide relief to the stranded people of flood affected areas.

Later, 17 stranded people were also evacuated to Mingora in the COASs helicopter.


General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff talking with stranded people during visit to flood affected areas of KPK. (01-8-2010) Photo ISPR

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