Gulmit, June 23: Ambassadors of Norway, Australia, representative of European Union and head of a Canadian development agency visited the disaster hits parts of Gojal Valley today to assess the ground situation. They were accompanied by President Iqbal Walji of the Ismaili National Council, NDMA chairman, DEO FOCUS Pakistan, and home secretary Gilgit – Baltistan.
The visitors were briefed by the local people about the ground situation at a local hotel that has partially been caused to submerge in the landslide lake.
The Norwegian envoy, representing the group of visitors, said that their governments would extend help for rehabilitation of the displaced people. He also said that the local people are facing difficulties that need to be resolved on priority basis.
The envoys later left for visiting IDP camps in the downstream villages.