ISLAMABAD: A PAF C-130 aircraft carrying relief goods including dry ration and mineral water for flood affected people landed at Chitral on Saturday.
According to a PAF spokesman here, while on its way back to PAF Base Nur Khan, the aircraft also evacuated 46 flood affectees from Chitral.
PAF has airlifted more than 15 tons of dry ration comprising flour, rice, pulses, oil, milk, tea, sugar and mineral water for the flood affected of Chitral.
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has always stood shoulder to shoulder with the calamity stricken people of the country and has always been played its role in airlifting relief goods to far off and difficult terrains.
On the special instructions of Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, a Crisis Control Cell has been established at Air Headquarters Islamabad to centrally monitor the rescue activities and the PAF is ready to carry out relief operations in flood affected areas.
It may be mentioned here that the PAF is undertaking rescue and relief operations in the flood affected areas of Chitral on the instructions of the government.