FAISALABAD (92 News) – A shelter home set up by Madina Foundation for the destitute has been opened in Faisalabad.
Madina Foundation chairman Mian Muhammad Hanif, Faisalabad Commissioner Ishrat Ali, Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali and RPO Riffat Mukhtar Raja and SSP Operations Syed Ali Raza visited the temporary shelter home and expressed their satisfaction with the arrangements made for homeless people at General Bus Stand.
The shelter home has started catering to the needs of the destitute in the chilling weather. A Mehfil-e-Naat was also held on the inauguration of the shelter home.
Madina Foundation chairman Mian Muhammad Hanif said that helping the have-nots is according to the Islamic laws.
Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner Ishrat Ali said that Madina Group had established the shelter home under the Ehsas Programme. “It is the best place to live in for passengers and the destitute,” he added.
Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Ali said that the cold weather had intensified and it was the state-of-the-art facility where separate arrangements have been made for over 350 men and women.
The shelter home comprises of spacious and concrete halls, which can accommodate over 350 people.
Hot clothing, quilts, blankets and bed sheets have been provided to the poor in the shelter homes. The foundation will also provide three-time meal to the people living in it. In addition, they will also be provided with medical treatment.
The people forced to stay under the sky have termed the shelter home a blessing.
The district administration has shifted over 100 people to the shelter home. Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to inaugurate the shelter home on January 3.