In order to lessen the damage caused by earthquakes, Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR) Relief Commissioner Punjab Nabeel Javed has instructed the line departments to utilize earthquake-proof materials in newly built buildings in Punjab, according to a news source on March 24.
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On his visit to the command center of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Javed issued these instructions. He gave the government an order to investigate high-rise structures while he was there to see if earthquake-resistant materials were being used. He issued a warning that anyone who use unconventional building materials will face harsh punishment.
Imran Qureshi, director general of the PDMA, informed the relief commissioner on the earthquake and gave him the preliminary report. Additionally, he requested that all districts submit information on the tools they have at their disposal to handle such disasters.