THATTA (Staff Report): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday announced health card scheme for poor people of Thatta , Sujawal districts.

While addressing a public gathering at Makli stadium in Thatta , Nawaz Sharif said provincial government should provide health facilities to people, but if they were unable to do that then federal government was here to support the marginalised segment of society.

PM announced to establish a hospital comprising 500 beds in Thatta . Criticising the provincial governments of Sindh and KhyberPakhtunkhwa (KP), the PM said: “Karachi and Peshawar have never witnessed such packages which have been announced for Thatta”.

He pledged that electricity and gas facilities will be provided to the public residing in different parts of Sindh, adding that orders have been passed for providing gas to communities of Sujawal and Thatta .

Upon his arrival at Karachi’s Old Terminal earlier in the day, the PM was greeted by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.