SUKKUR: Oppoition Leader in National Assembly (NA), Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Friday said that people of Tharparkar have been facilitated and the chief minister and others were making all out efforts to ensure relief activities.
Talking to media at local airport, the opposition leader said that owing to lack of rain fall Thar was hit by drought but no child died of starvation.
He said that he is not defending any person in this regard, but provincial government of Sindh had taken strict action against the responsible officials, some of whom had also been suspended. He said the life in Thar is very tough.
There is an acute shortage of food and water in Thar, he added.
To a question, Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah said that there was no forward block in the PPPP and Pir of Pagara met Makhdoom Amin Fahim just to inquire after his health.