Pakistan

Sindh Assembly to form committee on Thar children deaths

KARACHI: Sindh Assembly has decided to form a committee to look into death of children in the province’s desert district of Tharparkar, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

Deputy Speaker Shahla Raza announced the government decision in the assembly session today.

Moreover, two more children died in Mithi, the main town of drought hit Tharparkar.

The death toll of children in Thar in the past one and half month has reached to 87 amid the provincial government’s tall claims about providing relief to the poor people of the desert    region.

Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani has asked the provincial health department to look into the cause of deaths of children in the region.

He said that a parliamentary committee will be constituted soon over drought in Thar.

He urged the governmnet to look into the situation and to provide proper facilities to the people of Tharparkar district.

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