Major decisions taken to monitor Shimshal, Gojal-Hunza khurdapin glacier artificial lake

According to Mr. Usman, a import meeting was held under the Chair of Chairman NDMA Gen Umar Hayat today at Islamabad in order to sensitise NDMA of issue of surging khurdapin Glacier and resultant lake and future action plan. Dr.Ghulam Rasool DG PMD and Mr.Nawab Alam CEO Agha Khan Agency for Habitat also attended.On behalf of GB Govt DG GBDMA Mr. Yahya Akhunzada and Mr.Usman Ahmad Commissioner Gilgit div briefed and sensitised the forum. The following decisions were taken.
1.Real time monitoring of Glacial lake through Satellite imaging of SUPARCO will be started immediately.
2.A technical team shall be constituted which will visit the site immediately and give recommendations.
3.On request of GB Govt NDMA will provide all financial assassinate to GB govt for mitigatory measure.
4.A weekly review meeting on Khurdapin glacier will be held at NDMA.

Chairman NDMA appreciting efforts of GB Govt, AKAH and local community assured all out support to GBDMA in handling this developing Glacial lake..

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