General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited flood-hit areas of Swat. COAS met women, children, elders, and other people who were rescued today by Army aviation helicopters from Kumrat / Kalam to Kanju.
COAS spent time with evacuated people who thanked Pakistan Army for reaching out once they needed it the most and bringing comfort not only to them but their families back home who eagerly awaited their safe return. COAS also undertook aerial reconnaissance of the extent of damage caused by floods and relief efforts of Army troops at various locations including Kalam, Bahrain, Khwazakhela, and Matta areas of Swat. COAS appreciated Peshawar Corps for its effective and timely response during the crisis and for saving precious lives.