ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Shibli Faraz on Friday said that despite limited resources, it is priority of the government to protect the vulnerable segments of the society during these testing times.
He was addressing a ceremony in connection with distribution of ration packages amongst newspaper hawkers on Friday. He said that under the Ehsaas Programme, cash assistance is being provided to the deserving families in the most efficient and transparent manner.
Faraz said the services of newspaper hawkers will also be acknowledged and a cash assistance program will soon be launched for them. He said that given the services rendered by newspaper hawkers, he has a special respect for this segment of the society.
He also asked the people to continue to follow the precautionary measures. “We will have to not only fight the coronavirus but also move forward,” he added.