PM takes notice of Thar famine; directs Pak army to ensure immediate food, medicine supply

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday took notice of the reports of famine in the areas of Sindh including Thar and directed Pakistan Army to immediately help people through food and medicine supply.

The Prime Minister directed National Disaster Management Authority to submit a report in this regard.

He also directed Benazir Income Support Programme officials to submit a report regarding financial assistance and cash grant given to the residents of Thar during last six months.