Imran Khan addresses the media.
ISLAMABAD: Soon after taking oath as prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan promised to uplift the underprivileged segment of the society.
Keeping his pledge, he built shelters for the homeless in the cities and provided the poor with adequate facilities.
Recently, a video of an old homeless woman appealing to Imran Khan for the shelter went viral on social media and caught attention of the premier and he ordered the authorities to make adequate arrangements for the poor lady.
In a tweet, Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad wrote:
“The Prime Minister of Pakistan has personally called the lady. She talked to him on video call. Directions have been received. MD Baitul Mal is on site and resolving all the issues Alhamdolillah."
The video of the woman was posted by a citizen showing her requesting the prime minister to provide her a house.
In the video, the woman urges Imran to provide her a house as she has no other option but to live in the woods.
Due to severe poverty the woman is spending her life under the open skies on the outskirts of Islamabad.
Citizens hailed the PM’s move and urged to do more for the poor.
Pakistan’s prominent animal rights activist, Anila Umair said, 'Stop animal cruelty, the animals in Pakistan are suffering a lot in pet markets, zoos, strays animals on the streets, etc. There are no laws and rights for these animals.'
Prime Minister Imran Khan told journalists that there have been positive indicators in the exploration process and the nation would likely be hearing major news on this front within the next three weeks.
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that although he had “nothing to gain from politics,” he had persevered in his political struggle for 23 years to fulfil his responsibility towards the Pakistani people.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has given directions for the appointment of 389 university and high school graduates. This came during His Highness’ intervention via the Direct Line Programme broadcast live on Sharjah Radio. His Highness directed that 25 university and high school graduates be assigned in Geological Park in Al Fayha, 30 in Wildlife Centre in Al Dhaid, 32 in Al Qarm Centre in Kalba, while 300 high school graduates be appointed in Sharjah Safari in Al Dhaid.
More than 200 students from all Pakistani schools in the UAE have attended and participated in a day-long Science Fair held at Pakistan Association Dubai.
The Dubai Public Prosecution referred a 27-year-old GCC employee to trial on charges of forced theft, impersonation of detectives and seizing Dhs3,000 and two phones from a person.
In honour of International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Ambulance Youth Council recently organised an awareness session entitled “Get Checked today!” in collaboration with Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, which was held at National Ambulance Headquarters in Abu Dhabi.