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.'
Two main opposition parties, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), have lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan for yet another outburst against opponents in his latest televised address to the nation.
'Time for nation to stop glorifying money launderers who have damaged our nation & impoverished our people and now seeking refuge behind 'democracy.'
Since his detention in early July, fans and numerous music stars have waged a social media campaign to demand the New York rapper’s release while denouncing Sweden’s justice system.
The dispute took a tragic turn earlier on Friday when a South Korean man set himself on fire in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul in an apparent protest.
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