Lahore, October 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that the impact of natural disasters could be reduced by taking pre-emptive measures and state of the art technology needs to be used to reduce the damages and impact of natural calamities. In his message on International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, the chief minister said that the concerned departments should be imparted modern training and it is need of the hour to make disaster management authorities more robust and vibrant to cope with the damages of natural disasters.
He said that it is very important to raise awareness among the youth about natural disasters and steps would be taken to equip people to cope with natural disasters. He said that it is key responsibility of the PTI government to save people from natural disasters. He said that educational institutions should promote research on disaster management. He said that the purpose of celebrating this day is to aware people about the pre-emptive measures and steps that need to be taken to cope with natural disasters.
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