PM Imran expands scope of shelter homes initiative
Statesman Report
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday decided to expand the scope of his initiative Panagah (shelter homes) across the country, in line with his vision of developing Pakistan as an Islamic welfare state.
After coming into power in 2018, PM Imran announced his initiative of establishing shelters for the homeless across Pakistan.
The premier, during a meeting with Panagah focal person Naseem-ur-Rehman, announced his decision to expand shelter home projects.
The two discussed the administration of shelters, as well as steps to expand the project within the new year.
According to a statement issued by the prime minister’s office, a twelve-month long programme will be launched with the purpose of expanding the project across major cities in Pakistan.
The newly appointed focal person for the project will help establish partnerships with non-governmental and community-based organisations, the private sector and philanthropists.