Plans afoot to provide shelters to homeless people: PM

Prime Minister, Imran Khan, sheltors, house, Naya Pakistan, Housing Scheme
Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday said the government was working upon plans to provide dwellings to the helpless, destitute and those down-and-out people who were forced to spend nights on roadsides and footpaths.

In this connection, initially, five shelters on the state land in Lahore would be constructed where the passengers and poor people would be temporarily facilitated with provision of roof and two-time meals.
The prime minister was talking to delegation of World Memon Organization that called on him, PM office media wing said in a press release.
The prime minister suggested that philanthropists could also launch a similar project in Karachi.
He opined that the government would get benefits from the experience and capacities of the Memon community for the progress and prosperity of the country and improvement of the social sector.
The delegation felicitated the prime minister on assuming his office and said that he was a beacon of hope for the country and the whole Muslim Ummah.
Three million Memon community living across the globe, including one million in Pakistan, wanted to fully play its role for the achievement of the vision of the prime minister, the delegation added.
The delegation also supported the government in its project of construction of five million houses and expressed the desire to further contribute in the health, education and social services sectors.
For the promotion of information technology, the Memon Global Youth Community would present a plan to the government for the establishment of incubation centers.
The prime minister appreciated the role of Memon community in the development of the country especially in the social sector. – APP