Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting on Panahgah and Ehsaas Cards.

November 01, 2021

Islamabad: 01 November 2021 

 

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting on Panahgah and Ehsaas Cards.

 

The Prime Minister said,? We are working to transform Panahgah into a self-sustaining social welfare project where poorest of the poor could avail all civic amenities under one roof.?

 

?Special arrangements are being made to improve upon living standards in Panahgahs, especially in winter season,? he added.

 

The Prime Minister approved the proposal of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety (PASS) Division for the up gradation of Panahgahs into centres of excellence.

 

Earlier the Prime Minister was briefed on the contours of proposed program for commodity  subsidies for the poor and final plan for the up gradation of Panahgahs.

 

The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to take all necessary measures to provide quality housing facilities to the marginalised segments of society. He also directed to maintain proper hygenic standards and better healthcare facilities in Panahgahs.

 

The meeting was attended by Advisor on Finance Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, SAPM on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar, MD Bait ul Mal Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, PM?s Focal Person on Panahgahs Naseem ur Rehman and senior officers concerned.