CJ directs for provision of facilities on urgency base in Thar

11 Oct, 2018 2:11 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday directed to take steps on war footing for provision of food and water in Thar District.

A three member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a case pertaining to deaths of infants in Tharparkar due to malnutrition.

During the hearing, the chief justice instructed PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto and former president Asif Ali Zardari for spending their money in Thar. He said that the PPP leader collect money by donations or begging but provide the facilities in Thar, adding that the death of infants must be stopped.

The top judge said that this matter should be resolved on the basis of urgency. He mentioned that the steps should be taken to improve the situation in the district.

Mian Saqib Nisar said all the resources should be utilized to check the mortality rate of infants. He said all the hospitals in Thar should be equipped with all facilities.

The court sought a detailed report from Sindh government on Thar situation in three weeks time.

Meanwhile, the three member bench has adjourned the hearing of Thar coal power project for a week. Mian Saqib Nisar said a team comprising experts and scientists will be constituted to investigate every aspect of the project.



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