CM Announces Rs.100 million aid for Thar drought affectees


Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has expressed immense sorrow over the calamity of drought in thar area of Sindh province wherein incidence of death of so many children occurred and people were still suffering from food deficiency.

The Chief Minister expressed sympathy and integrity with the people and govt of Sindh on this natural calamity and has announced Rs.100 million assistance for the affectees wherein food items would be supplied to the affected areas. The items will include rice, wheat flour, pulses, sugar, tea, cooking oil, dates, salt, mineral water, basic foods formulae and medicine of children.

The Chief Minister has asked to purchase all these items from local market of Mirpur and supply it to the affected areas by tomorrow along with an efficient team led by DG of PDMA so that it could be distributed as soon as possible among the children and people starving from food deficiency. He instructed Secretary Relief Aurangzeb Khan for an early action in this regard.

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