KARACHI: In a surprising move when children in Thar desert were falling prey of hunger and diseases, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani on Monday announced construction of a beauty salon for the provincial lawmakers.

Durrani said that a beauty parlor for women and a salon will be built for men.

A small shopping complex and a new multi-level car parking area will also be constructed at the Sindh Assembly. Rs66 crores will be spent on the construction of parking area, he said.

This announcement highlights the provincial government’s priorities whereas on the other hand dozens of children have died of hunger in Tharparkar.