UK envoy meets Sindh CM Murad, discuss flood relief

KARACHI: UK envoy in Pakistan Dr. Christian Turner called on Sindh’s Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

Sindh CM Murad briefing the UK envoy said that the cities and settlements on the right and left bank of the river have submerged in the floodwater.

Flooding has wreaked havoc on the right bank of the Indus River and over 1.5 million people have affected, Sindh CM Murad told UK envoy.

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“The government of Sindh needs tents and mosquito nets for flood victims,” chief minister said.

“50 containers of shelters and plastic sheets will reach Karachi in next two weeks,” UK envoy Christian Turner informed Sindh CM Murad.

” We are working to complete water drainage from agriculture lands within two months and will promptly cultivate wheat crop after drainage of the water,” Sindh CM Murad said.

“We will extend help to farmers in cultivation of the crop,” he said.

“The government will also restore old and natural water drains,” Sindh CM Murad told the UK envoy.

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