PM opens shelter home in Faisalabad


FAISALABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated a shelter home here during his one-day visit to the city. “The inauguration is part of PM’s on going drive of providing shelter to homeless. In addition to regular shelter homes, temporary shelters have been erected to protect poor from freezing winter,” said the Prime Minister Office in a statement on social media. The inauguration comes after PM Imran on Sunday directed the chief ministers of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab to provide temporary shelters to the homeless who cannot be accommodated in the existing Panagahs amid cold weather. PM Imran had inaugurated the first shelter for the homeless in Lahore last year. The government has set up similar Panagahs to provide food and a roof for the poor.–Agencies