PM Imran lays foundation of shelter for homeless in Lahore
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday laid the foundation stone of a shelter project in Lahore for the down-and-out segments of society who spend nights on the streets under the open sky.
After the event, the prime minister said in a Tweet: “Today I laid the foundation for 1st of 5 shelters for the homeless in Lahore & one in Pindi to be followed by shelters in other cities. We are committed to building a social net for our poor citizens so everyone has a shelter over his/her head & access to health & education”.
During the foundation-laying ceremonial, PM Imran said in his call that an number by homeless person citizenry usually spend nighttimes about pathways or other places without roof across their heads in different areas of Lahore city including Daata Darbar, Railways Station, Ichra and Chauburji.
There were varying estimates about the number of the shelterless people in Lahore.
These citizenry as well require the basic demands of life letting in accessibility of deftnesses as if washing clothes and staying safe at night, besides accessibility to the first aid, PM office media wing in a press release said.