Kazakhstan to enact financial education programme
Taliban disregards fatwas in favour of polio vaccination
Kyrgyzstan gears up for transition to digital television
Hydroelectric power projects help northern Pakistan
KP to install satellite weather system
By Ashfaq Yusufzai
PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government November 8 said it would install a satellite weather radar system as soon as possible, media reported.
No effort will be spared to work toward a risk- and disaster-free life in the country, especially in this province, KP Governor Barrister Masood Kausar said at the conclusion of a three-day disaster management exhibition at the University of Peshawar.
The havoc caused by the flood in 2010 warrants a provincial early warning system, he said, according to Daily Aaj. Although the government needs to play an active role in disaster management, educational institutions must play a part in promoting awareness, he added.