Commander 12 Corps Lt. Gen Asif Ghafoor meets Kana Yari singer Wahab Bugti at a flood relief camp. A video of him meeting the Coke Studio-famed singer Bugti has gone viral on social media.
Lt. General Asif Ghafoor hugged him with a warm smile, and asked about his well-being. Bugti is among thousands of flood victims in Balochistan who their home and livelihood in the destructive floods.
Last week, Pakistan Army officials, running flood relief and rescue operation in Balochistan, met Coke Studio’s ‘Kana Yaari’ singer Wahab Bugti. The singer was left homeless after torrential rains and floods in Balochistan.
As per media reports, Brigadier Murtaza and Colonel Ahmed Maruf met the singer who rose to fame after his song in this year’s Coke Studio. Netizens had made a widespread appeal to rescue Wahab Bugti and his family, who were left homeless and stranded after floods. Reports further state that Pakistan Army has also set up a relief camp in his village and are providing medical facilities to people affected by floods.
معروف گلوکار سنگر وہاب علی بگٹی نے کورکمانڈر بلوچستان آصف غفور سے ملاقات کی کورکمانڈر نے گرمجوشی سے وہاب علی بگٹی سے گلے ملے اور ان خیریت دریافت کی pic.twitter.com/5IFyHnFKPn
— Malik Ali Raza (@MalikAliiRaza) August 29, 2022
Pictures of him meeting the Pakistan Army officers are circulating the social media. Netizens have praised the response and efforts of the Pakistan Army in rescuing Wahab Bugti and his family. A score of people is enquiring how to help him further regarding the construction of his house and providing him monetary support.
A girl on Twitter had posted about Wahab Bugti last week. A social media post said Wahab was living in dire conditions with his family; after his mud house was destroyed by a flood.
Pictures of him sitting under the bare sky with his children went viral on social media. Soon, many people came forward to help him. A social media user working for flood relief in Balochistan took up the task and reached out to Wahab Ali Bugti.