Over 100 relief camps established in flood-affected districtsin: SACM KP

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after completion of rescue operation, relief efforts have been accelerated in all flood-affected areas.Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Information Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif, in an exclusive talk with our corresponden…

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, after completion of rescue operation, relief efforts have been accelerated in all flood-affected areas.

Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Information Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif, in an exclusive talk with our correspondent Falak Niaz, said more than one hundred relief camps have been established in the affected districts.

He said the government will launch survey to compensate those farmers whose standing crops and cattle were washed away.

The special assistant also lauded the role of Radio Pakistan in emergency situations.

Source: Radio Pakistan

PDMA Punjab completes rescue work in flood-hit areas of province

Provincial Disaster Management Authority Punjab has completed rescue work in flood hit areas of province especially in the worst hit Rajanpur and DG Khan Districts and the relief and damage assessment process will begin from Monday.Talking to our Lahor…

Provincial Disaster Management Authority Punjab has completed rescue work in flood hit areas of province especially in the worst hit Rajanpur and DG Khan Districts and the relief and damage assessment process will begin from Monday.

Talking to our Lahore correspondent, Spokesman of PDMA, Muhammad Tasawur said a total of 80,000 flood affectees were rescued while medical facilities were provided to more than 200,000 affectees in the flood hit areas of province.

He said Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has been personally monitoring the rescue activities in all flood hit areas from day one.

He appealed to public especially philanthropists to deposit maximum possible donations in Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Restoration of power supplies continuing in flood affected areas on emergency basis

On the special directions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, restoration of power supplies is continuing in flood affected areas on emergency basis.The Prime Minister is personally monitoring the restoration of power supplies. In this regard, reports ar…

On the special directions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, restoration of power supplies is continuing in flood affected areas on emergency basis.

The Prime Minister is personally monitoring the restoration of power supplies. In this regard, reports are being presented to him on daily basis.

On the directions of the Prime Minister, all officers of Power Division have been assigned the work to restore power supplies in the flood hit areas.

For the convenience of the public, the contact numbers of the chief executive officers of distribution companies have been given in newspapers and the website of Power Division.

Out of eighty one grid stations of distribution companies affected by the floods, the supply has been restored from forty forty six grid stations.

Initially, Monsoon rains and floods damaged eight hundred and eighy one feeders of 11 KV, which disrupted supplies to nine hundred and seventy five thousand consumers. Four Hundred and Seventy Five feeders have been revived which has restored power supply to seventy thousand and six hundred consumers.

Power supply has not been started from thirty five Grid Statios in order to avert incidents of electrocution in flood hit areas.

Work on Dadu to Khuzdar transmission line of 220 KV damaged by the floods will be completed by tomorrow. This will restore power supply of three hundred megawatts to the affected areas. Work on Sibbi-Quetta transmission line, whose ten towers collapsed due to floodwaters, is expected to be completed by tenth of this month. Work for the restoration of Sibbi-Mach transmission line is also in progress.

Chakdara-Barikot and Swat-Matta transmission lines of Peshawar Electric Supply Companies will also be restored by tenth of this month. Madin Grid Station will be restored by providing it supply from Daral Khawar Generation Plant.

Supply from Five Grid Stations of Sindh and Two of Balochistan will be restored after the receding of flood waters.

Source: Radio Pakistan

National Highway connecting Balochistan to Sindh reopened for traffic

National Highway connecting Balochistan to Sindh province through Quetta-Sibi-Jacobabad route has been reopened for traffic.According to official sources, Bibi Nani Pinjra Bridge on the National Highway was washed out by the recent heavy rains and floo…

National Highway connecting Balochistan to Sindh province through Quetta-Sibi-Jacobabad route has been reopened for traffic.

According to official sources, Bibi Nani Pinjra Bridge on the National Highway was washed out by the recent heavy rains and flood water.

On the directives of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Chairman National Highway Authority, Captain (Rtd) Muhammad Khurram Agha along with member NHA and his entire team have been in the area for the past one week to supervise the repair efforts and restore the highway.

Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo expressed his satisfaction and happiness on the restoration of the national highway.

In a statement on Saturday, he said the opening of highway will help in restoration of trade activities and communication network.

Meanwhile, Karakoram Highway was restored for all types of traffic.

According to NHA Spokesperson, the Thakot to Kayal bridge was constructed with two lanes for all types of traffic and two lanes were open for all types of traffic on Achar Nala.

He said two lanes were also open for light traffic on Somer Nalla Bridge.

On the other hand, two lanes were open for all types of traffic from Sarasin to Khunjerab.

The passengers and drivers of big vehicles have been advised to exercise extreme caution while crossing the Uchar Nallah, Kayal bridge and Zaid Khowar area.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Expereo appoints new General Counsel and SVP of Enterprise Sales as part of continued investment strategy

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world’s leading provider of managed network solutions, Expereo welcomes Sujata Kukreja, General Counsel and Scott Zarriello, SVP Enterprise Sales into its ranks. Both recent appointments come as part of a continued global investment strategy to further tailor solutions and experiences to all regions based on customer demand, […]

AMSTERDAM, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The world’s leading provider of managed network solutions, Expereo welcomes Sujata Kukreja, General Counsel and Scott Zarriello, SVP Enterprise Sales into its ranks. Both recent appointments come as part of a continued global investment strategy to further tailor solutions and experiences to all regions based on customer demand, while maintaining the same best-in-class service around the world.

“Expereo’s steep growth trajectory has been fueled by a great influx of talent. I am thrilled to announce the expansion of the leadership team with the addition of Sujata and Scott, who will be instrumental in creating seamless customer solutions globally. Scott adds his experience and talent to our dynamic sales leadership team. In his role as our new Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Americas, he will further develop the potential of the American market,” commented Irwin Fouwels, Chief Executive Officer of Expereo.

Sujata Kukreja joins Expereo from Knauf where she was spearheading operations in the APAC region, managing legal and ESG compliance, governance, and risk management. Her wealth of experience in providing practical and innovative regulatory solutions on a global level will be critical in Expereo’s ongoing expansion and international business operations.

“I am passionate about ensuring businesses grow and develop in an ethical and sustainable manner. I am excited to utilize my expertise in my new role and be part of Expereo’s continued success story,” says Sujata Kukreja, new General Counsel of Expereo.

Scott Zarriello joins Expereo from Vodafone where he held the position of VP of Global Sales and US Operations, leading the senior strategic sales team for outsourcing and managed services. His experience of over 30 years within the Technology and Telecommunications industries will be instrumental in aligning Expereo’s global sales strategy while tailoring solutions and service offerings to the regional customer needs.

“Delivering the results our customers need to grow and thrive is my number one priority. I am incredibly excited to join the team at Expereo and continue building on the company’s expertise in connectivity on a global scale with innovative solutions,” commented Scott Zarriello, new SVP of Enterprise Sales at Expereo.

About Expereo
Expereo is a leading global provider of managed network solutions including, Global Internet, SD-WAN/SASE, and Enhanced Internet. With an extensive global reach, Expereo is the trusted partner of 30% of Fortune 500 companies. It powers enterprise and government sites in more than 190 countries, helping customers improve productivity and empowering their networks and cloud services with the agility, flexibility and value of the Internet, with optimal network performance.

Expereo was acquired in Feb 2021, by Vitruvian Partners. The international growth capital and buyout firm acquired a majority shareholding from leading European private equity firm, Apax Partners sas.

For more information visit: www.expereo.com.

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