Kamal questions Sindh govt's claim about distribution of rations.

Byline: Azfar-ul-Ashfaque

KARACHI -- Questioning the Sindh government's claim that it had spent billions of rupees in providing handouts to the needy people across the province, Pak Sarzameen Party chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal on Sunday called upon the authorities to tell the people when, where and to whom they had provided rations.

He said this while speaking at a press conference at his party's Pakistan House headquarters, where a blood donation camp was organised for patients of thalassaemia.

'The provincial government of Sindh has been claiming that it has distributed relief goods worth billions of rupees. They [the govt] should tell us to whom they have provided aide and where...scores of deserving people across Sindh have told us that they did not get any government relief,' he said.

He said that the government must not ignore the masses while announcing lockdown restrictions. 'Lockdown should be implemented but the government must take care of its citizens by giving them a relief package.'

Mr Kamal said that the PSP supported the measures being taken by the federal and provincial governments as they were more aware of the real situation.

Appeals for release of birds, animals from zoos

He said that enough time had been passed to the prime minister's announced 'Tiger Force', but so far no one had seen it anywhere.

He said that he had to praise the efforts of the Sindh government to deal with the coronavirus keeping in view the measures taken by the federal government.

He said that a national policy needed to fight the challenge of coronavirus in the country in an organised and coordinated manner.

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