“Why people who continue to speak about Thar desert were ignoring deaths of innocent children in Khyber Pakhtoon Khaw,” Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law & Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab stated this in a statement issued on Tuesday.
Provincial Advisor said that 3979 deaths of infants have been reported in last six months in current year and added that 1720 were aged only one month, while 2259 were infants who died due to malnutrition. “During the same period, 178 pregnant women were also died in KPK,” Barrister Murtaza Wahab added.
He said that these statistics were not prepared by Sindh government but submitted by the KPK government in Supreme Court in a response to Pakistan Medical Association appeal.
Provincial Advisor said that deaths of innocent children were caused due to shortage of food and inadequate health facilities in the Khyber Pakhtun Khaw.
“How long Fawad Choudhary & Company will keep silence on this issue,” Barrister Murtaza Wahab questioned and advised champions of PTI to remove bigotry spectacles as they could only observe Thar from it.
Advisor Sindh Information Dept. Mr. Barrister Murtaza Wahab
Secretary Sindh Information Dept. Mr. Imran Atta Soomro
Copyright Information Department, Government of Sindh. 2018-19