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Bilawal reviews relief operations in Thar

11 March, 2014

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MITHI: Pakistan People's Party Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday visited the drought-hit Thar District to oversee the relief operations, reviewed the ground situation, met with elected representatives of the party and got briefings.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is the first political leader who took notice of the crisis, which has drawn countrywide attention to the deaths of children due to diseases and drought conditions in the world's 7th largest desert, shared by Pakistan and India.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visited the Civil Hospital to inquire about the health of admitted patients mainly children and discussed in detail with doctors assuring his party's continued support and cooperation for the best treatment to all patients. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was accompanied by his Advisor for Minority Affairs Surendar Valasai, Sindh Minister for Information Sharjil Memon and other provincial ministers, MNAs, MPAs and local party leaders.

Later on, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari received Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at Mithi helipad and took him to another visit of the hospital and the Pakistan Army's Medical and Relief Camp. The two leaders also distributed cheques among the patients.

Together with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali, federal ministers and provincial ministers, he attended a briefing by local and Sindh administration officials at the DC office and also saw off Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and thanked him for visiting the drought-hit desert.

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was also briefed by Party's elected representatives about the conditions in Thar and the efforts being taken by Sindh government to ameliorate the situation. Among those present on the occasion were MNAs Mir Munawar Talpur, Faqeer Sher Mohammad Bilalani, Pir Noor Mohammad Shah and MPA Dr Mahesh Kumar Malani.


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