‘I’m Ready With My Boat If Needed, President Tells Flood Affectees

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‘I’m ready with my boat if needed, President tells flood affectees

The heavy rains left the capital city at the mercy of torrential streams including fears of high-level flooding of Lai Nullah as army teams and resources turned up to rescue people.

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has said that he is ready to help the affectees of heavy rains in Islamabad.

President Arif Alvi in his tweet said, Islamabad is my city just like Karachi and all other lovely cities of Pakistan and he is ready with his boat if needed.

“I am confident that Islamabad’s administration are doing their job well but if need be, I am ready with my boat,” the president added.

The heavy rains in Islamabad left the city at the mercy of torrential streams inducing fears of high-level flooding of Lai Nullah as Army teams and resources turned up to rescue people.

It may be mentioned here that President Arif Alvi came out with his boat to rescue people in Karachi during the 2017 heavy rains in Karachi when he was MNA.

Fida Hussnain

Fida Hussnain is a lahore based journalist. He writes on politics, religion, social issues and climate change. He is also a research fellow at University of Gujrat.