MITTHI: World famous Pakistani origin boxer from England Amir Khan Thursday visited drought-hit Thar along with his wife Faryal Makhdoom Khan.
During the visit, Khan said that he was shocked and felt pain when he heard about the number of deaths of children in the desert due to malnutrition and outbreak of the diseases.
Khan vowed to make all out efforts to provide clean drinking water in every village of the desert to avoid more fatalities, urging Tharis to send their children to schools.
‘Amir Khan Foundation would raise more funds to ensure more facilities to Tharis’.
Khan termed Thar as the most beautiful desert in world and said there was dire need that every Pakistani should come forward to help Tharis in their difficult times.
He also urged the government to make more sincere and concerted efforts to mitigate the unending miseries of Tharis and give them much more facilities of healthcare, education, drinking water and education, which he observed was their basic right like every citizen. -APP