Special Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) Sindh on Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) Sindh Sadiq Ali Memon said that effective measures were being taken by the Sindh government for the expected affectees of rains and no one would be left helpless, especially in coastal areas.
He said this while presiding over a high level meeting at the office of the Thatta deputy commissioner, said a Sindh government handout issued on Saturday.
The meeting was also attended by Commissioner Hyderabad Ghulam Abbas Baloch, Member Sindh Assembly Syed Riaz Hussain Shah Shirazi and other officers, said the statement released here on Saturday.
The hype on social media and unauthenticated news for Kati Bandar, Shah Bandar, Kharo Chan, Jati and other coastal towns should be ignored, he added.
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He said that all the relevant agencies of the Sindh government were monitoring the situation and he had visited the coastal areas along with the concerned officers and inspected the rainwater and there was no danger while Cyclone Shaheen had changed course.
He added that the provincial government will never leave the people alone and share their sorrows.
“We know how to protect our people and special attention is being paid to their care, especially in the coastal areas,” Shah said addressing the meeting.
Hyderabad Commissioner Ghulam Abbas Baloch apprised Sadiq Ali Memon, Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh about the arrangements made to cope with the situation and said that the situation was under control and there was no danger.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 3rd, 2021.