PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated four shelter homes in Peshawar during his one-day visit to the city.
It was reported that as part of its 100-day plan, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had decided to establish shelter homes for the needy.
Moreover, according to Radio Pakistan, “432 people will be accommodated in the shelter homes where they will also be provided food.”
Earlier, the premier had instructed Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar to set up tents and provide food for the homeless in the province due to the approaching cold weather. He further stated that spots were being allocated in Peshawar as well as Karachi for the same.
Moreover, the prime minister broke ground for the establishment of a Panah Gah project for the down-and-out segments of the society after pictures of a man sleeping with his children on the streets of Lahore went viral.
PM ON TRIBAL AREAS:
Moreover, the PM directed the authorities to provide health, education and utilities to the people of tribal areas.
Chairing a high-level meeting on KP-FATA merger in Peshawar, Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered to constitute an implementation committee headed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) chief minister and governor for every tribal district.
He said the provincial ministers and senators hailing from the respective tribal districts should also be included in the committees.
PM Imran Khan was also briefed on the progress of KP-FATA merger in the meeting. KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Governor Shah Farman, chief secretary, IGP and other high officials were present in the meeting.
It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan, on September 11, had chaired a high-level meeting to overview the arrangements for the implementation of the merger of FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Law Minister Farogh Naseem, Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Adviser to the prime minister Shehzad Arbab, Governor KP Shah Farman, Chief Minister KP Mehmood Khan, federal and provincial secretaries of concerned departments and other officials.
The meeting had made several important decisions regarding the merger of FATA with KP and the tribal people. The prime minister had said the federal government would provide more resources for the development of erstwhile FATA.