A high level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan on Saturday to review the ongoing monsoon rains and flood situation in different districts of the province besides relief activities, Provincial Minister for Revenue Mir Saleem said. Khosa, Chief Secretary Balochistan Fazil Asghar, Senior Member Board of Revenue Qamar Masood, Additional Chief Secretary Home Hafiz Abdul Basit, secretaries of relevant agencies and departments and other officials besides NHA and Casco officials also attended the meeting. Briefing the meeting on the latest rain situation, flood damage and ongoing relief operations, Imran Zarkoon said that 21 districts of the province were affected by monsoon rains while Dera Bugti, Jhal Magsi, Kohlu and Sibi districts most affected by rains and floods Relief items Establishing storage capacity, food and other essential items have been stored for 300 families which will be distributed among the victims as per the need, he said, adding that PDMA control room and call center are operational 24 hours a day. Coordinated links have been established between all the concerned agencies, all preparations have been completed including availability of heavy machinery to deal with any emergency situation, he said, adding that stranded tourists in Molachhotak Khuzdar have been shifted to safer places. On this occasion, GMNHA Balochistan informed the meeting that NHA teams are monitoring the roads and bridges in the affected areas, the highway closed due to landslide in Wango District Khuzdar should be restored till tonight. Speaking during the meeting, the Chief Minister said that all the concerned agencies and district administrations should remain active and proactive in order to improve the situation created by the rains, relocate the people from the waterways and flood affected areas to safer places. Be it the Department of Communications and the Department of Agriculture The Chief Minister directed the Irrigation Department to continuously monitor the dams and the Deputy Commissioners of the affected districts to monitor the water channels to deal with the emergency situation and rehabilitate the affected roads and bridges. Instructing the Operation Center to monitor the overall relief and rehabilitation activities, the Chief Minister directed all the concerned agencies and departments to deal effectively with any kind of emergency and keep their preparations complete for the protection of life and property of the people. He said that the recent rains would also benefit the crops. The Chief Minister directed the Forest Department to increase the afforestation.