President Mamnoon Hussain has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious human lives in Karachi and across Sindh due to extreme weather conditions. The President extended his sympathies to the bereaved families. The President directed the hospitals and health facilities in Karachi and across Sindh to provide the best medical care to the patients being treated for heatstroke and extend all possible cooperation to the affectees and their families. The President also stressed on raising awareness among general public about dealing with hot weather conditions so as to lessen its effects. The President also expressed grave concern over load shedding in Karachi and directed the quarters concerned to take swift measures for providing immediate relief to the public.
Earlier, the President arrived in Islamabad after completing a ten-day private visit to Saudi Arabia. The President along with his family members had traveled to Saudi Arabia on a regular flight on their personal expenses to perform Umrah. During his stay in Saudi Arabia, the President also held meetings with senior leadership of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.