Pakistan, China agree to enhance collaboration for emergency & disaster management

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Pakistan and China have agreed to enhance collaboration for emergency and disaster management.                  

The understanding was reached during meeting between Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik and Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong in Islamabad on Tuesday.                                             

The Chinese ambassador suggested to devise a comprehensive bilateral MOU between NDMA and Ministry of Emergency Management of China to remodel the National Preparedness and Disaster Response Regime of Pakistan by complementing it with latest technology of Early Warning System and Weather Prediction Analysis.  

He underscored the need for strong collaboration in climate-induced disaster management and further expansion of existing working relation with Pakistan.                     

Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman NDMA thanked the overwhelming support by Chinese Government in rescue, relief and rehabilitation operations during recent floods in Pakistan.

He shared details of transformation plan of futuristic and technology-driven National Emergency Operation Centre which will be the interface of integrated emergency response with all government departments, humanitarian agencies and international donors.

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