Gulmit, January 7: The young, slim, energetic and athletic home secretary of Gilgit – Baltistan, Usman Younis, has told the youth of Goja to play volley ball, while visiting Gulmit to monitor the relief, search and rescue operations!
According to our reporter the home secretary also said on this ‘occasion’ that he would organize a tournament for the youth.
“We told him that these are not ordinary times. Over twenty of our brothers and sisters have been killed in a disaster and you should concentrate on providing effective relief to those affected by the landslide instead of worrying about sports”, Muhammad Jaleel of Hussaini village told Pamir Times on phone.
The home secretary will have to revise his book of dos and don’ts, when talking to a people devastated emotionally by the largest single-event loss of life in Hunza Valley.
Representatives of the Progress Youth Front also condemned the non – serious attitude of the administration. Talking to Pamir Times chief organizer of the front said that these words reflect the importance attached to human lives in the corridors of power and influence.
He said that instead of concentrating on reactivating the supply of food and other necessities of life to over 22, 000 thousand people of Gojal Valley the home secretary is worried about making volleys!
He also demanded that flour and other food items shall be imported through the Chinese border. He demanded that the home secretary and the local leaders shall jointly work on reopening of the Chinese route to provide true relief to the people of Hunza valley.