Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan urged Chief Minister of Punjab Usman Buzdar to arrange tents for homeless sleeping on footpaths in such intense weather.
Imran Khan took to twitter to inform CM Punjab about the building of shelters for homeless: “I have asked CM Punjab to set up tents for people sleeping on footpaths and provide them food until the Panah Gahs (shelters) are built, as the weather is turning increasingly cold. Peshawar and Karachi spots also being located.”
The foundations for the shelter have already been laid by Imran Khan on November 10 in Lahore.
This project is launched keeping in mind that homeless people who sleep on footpaths or other places in Lahore area city should sleep there.
The shelter will facilitate the homeless and the design will be kept simple and the utility will be focused. Halls will also be constructed for the training on the social issues.
During the inauguration, Prime Minister said that Government aims to uplift people from poverty and turn the state into welfare segment of society.