Hunza, April 3: According to information received by Pamir Times the chairman of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Lt. General (r) Farooq Ahmed Khan has retired from his position due to completion of tenure. Recently the general paid his last visit to remote parts of the disaster hit Gojal valley.
He was made chairman of NDMA after serving as the Federal Relief Commissioner immediately after the October 8 earthquake last year. He also chaired the prime minister’s inspection committee. As head of the NDMA he was tasked to raise the organization to a level where it has built the capacity and expertise to serve during the times of disaster.
A new chairman will be appointed for the national disaster management authority.