Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa is touring flood affected areas in Swat on Tuesday to get an on ground update about evacuation and alleviation operations of stranded people in Kumrat, Kalam and surrounding areas.
According to the ISPR, eighty-two helicopter sorties have been carried out in flood affected areas of the country for rescue and relief operation.
Twenty seven helicopter sorties evacuated three hundred and sixteen stranded persons and delivered over 23, zero tons of ration and relief items at some stage in the remaining twenty four hours.
Meanwhile, seven army plane carrying relief items from Turkey arrived in Karachi and three navy plane arrived from the UAE in Rawalpindi. Two plane from China, carrying three thousand tents, will land in Karachi on Tuesday.
Tarpaulins and shelters from Japan will additionally reach Karachi on Tuesday.