SANGHAR: Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Atta Marri visited various rain-hit areas of district Sanghar to inspect rain situation and relief work.

She monitored overall relief and rescue works in rain affected areas and also took a detailed visit of different parts of the district, including Sanghar city, Dil Shakh, Perumal, Loon Khan, Khipro, UC Hafiz Rajar, Khaai, Hamzo Dars, Bhit Bhaity, Jamalabad and other areas.

PPP District President Ali Hasan Hingorjo, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh Syed Riaz Hussain Shah Khurasani, PPP leaders Umar Gul, Amanullah Marri Muhammad Wasim Qaim Khani, Imtiaz Daras, Rajesh Kumar, and the officers of all relevant departments were also present on this occasion.

She listened to the complaints of different rain affectees and passed directives to Deputy Commissioner Sanghar Imranul Hasan Khuwaja and others to ensure immediate drainage of rainwater and expedite the relief works. She also met notables of different areas and rain people and inquired about the rainwater situation in the severely affected areas.

Marri said that they would not leave alone the rain and flood affected people in this hours of natural calamity and added that effective steps were being taken to provide all the possible assistance and relief to the victims.

She said that the distribution of ration begs and relief activities were being carried out in the rain-affected areas of Sanghar district. On this occasion, she also condoled with heirs of Ahmed Buzdar, who lost his life during the recent heavy rainfall. She gave away them a relief cheque amounting to Rs1 million.