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Taste testing Thar desert's new solar pumped water

30 March 2015 Last updated at 23:25 BST

A new multimillion dollar project that uses solar power to treat underground saline water is offering a ray of hope in south east Pakistan.

The Thar Desert, a poor and remote region along the India border, is suffering from three years of drought.

Hundreds of infant deaths have been linked to a lack of water.

The BBC's Shahzeb Jillani reports.