Zardari, Bilawal visit drought-hit Mithi

Ex-president says Sindh govt to establish a university in Tharparkar

MITHI – Former president Asif Ali Zardari accompanied by Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Friday visited a hospital in drought-hit Mithi.

Zardari inquired about health of the patients and assured them that all possible facilities would be provided to them. He said that the provincial government would ensure that no person die due to the scarcity of food.

Later, the local officials briefed the former president about the relief work at the Circuit House of Mithi. He announced the establishment of a university in district Tharparkar, a private TV channel reported. He directed officials to ensure supply of wheat and relief goods in far-flung areas of the desert region.

He directed the Sindh government to install water filtration plants in every village. “We will provide solar system in areas, which remain deprived of electricity,” he said. He announced 150 camps in the desert district to provide free meal to poor.

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