NDRMF & Govt. of AJK Partner to Decrease Landslides in The Region

The National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) has signed a Tripartite Grant Implementation Agreement with the Government of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK), for extending grant financing up to Rs. 432.56 million to mitigate landslide risks in different districts of the Poonch Division.

The signing ceremony was held at NDRMF Office at Islamabad.

The Tripartite Grant Implementation Agreement was signed between Khurram Khaliq Khan General Manager, Projects & Operations Group NDRMF, Ghulam Bashir Mughal, Secretary Communication and Works (C&W) Department Government of AJK, and Dr. Syed Asif Hussain, Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development (P&D) Department Government of AJK.

The project is designed to mitigate landslide risks on major roads of AJK in different districts of the Poonch Division besides providing an uninterrupted flow of traffic, a safe journey for the users and strengthening tourism activities in AJK.