President Arif Alvi has taken notice of famine-ridden areas of Tharparkar, Sindh and sought report from Sindh government.

According to media reports, President Alvi while taking notice of drought –hit areas of Tharparkar sought report from Sindh government on prevailing situation of these areas.

President said that provincial government should help drought stricken people of Thar in this hour of need and a permanent policy should be devised for such famine-ridden areas.

Alvi also directed Sindh government for taking immediate concrete measures to overcome famine.