PM opens shelter home in Islamabad
January 2, 2021 01:49 PM
Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday inaugurated a shelter home at Tarnol, a small town three miles north-west of the federal capital.
Accompanied by special aide Dr Sania Nishtar, Managing Director Pakistan Baitul Mal and Senator Faisal Javed, the prime minister cut the ribbon to formally open up the facility.
The 100-bed facility had been established with the collaboration between PBM and Turkish cultural ministry where 10 beds had been specified for the women. The capital has 5 such shelter homes. He spent the first evening of the New Year with the poor at the facility. He joined the beneficiaries over the dinner and interacted with them.
This is the fifth such facility in the federal capital being run according to the defined standards to ensure quality and serve the poor people with dignity. He questioned them about the condition of their livelihood and assured them that consequent to government’s economic policies, the employment opportunities would enhance in the near future.