Karachi: Ms. Lola Castro, Country Director of World Food Programme called on Chief Secretary Sindh Sajjad Saleem Hotiana and exchanged views on Thar Relief Programme, here Tuesday.
Chief Secretary welcomed the WFP delegate, who was accompanied by Ms. Irfan Malik, Head of WFP Programme for Sindh, Ms. Aline Tumonga, Head of Programme for WFP Karachi office and Ms. Zohra Donours Relation Manager WFP Islamabad office.
The WFP team highlighted NWFP Relief services in Thar and other areas of Sindh like Ghotki, Sanghar, Mithi, Chachro and Umerkot.
Ms. Lola informed that task of nutrition and medical treatment is being strengthened in association with the Sindh Government, while 70% to 100% coverage is made in Tharparkar. However, special care is being accorded to children and pregnant ladies.
Hotiana appreciated the WFP assistance for Thar people, and assured best cooperation from the Sindh Government to this effect.
Secretary Rehabilitation Roshan A. Shaikh and Director General PDMA Salman Shah were also present.