Pakistan prepared to cope with Monsoon floods: Zartaj Gul

ISLAMABAD, Jun 25 (APP):State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Tuesday said the National Monsoon Contingency Plan (NMPC) 2019 revealed the country was prepared to cope with impending disasters due to Monsoon floods.

Addressing the National Pre-Monsoon Preparedness Conference 2019 organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) she said the Authority had formulated a detailed and compact emergency plan to mitigate the impending monsoon flooding risk through consultative discussions made with all relevant stakeholders.

Zartaj said, “After 2010 Pakistan had been facing recurring disasters due to explicit impacts of climate change over the region.”