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    KP government and Pakistan Bait ul Mal signed a MoU for establishing a Shelter homes in the Province

    Chitral Times Report

     

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday signed an agreement with Pakistan Bait ul Mal for establishing Shelter Homes (Panagahs) in the province. A ceremony to this effect was held here at Chief Minister Secretariat with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan as chief guest. Chief Secretary Dr. Kazim Niaz and MD Pakistan Bait ul Mal Aun Abbas were also present. The agreement was signed by Director Social Welfare Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Deputy Managing Director Pakistan Bait ul Mal.

    As per the agreement, eight numbers of shelter homes will be established in the province out of which two will be established in the provincial capital and one each in all the divisional headquarters. The shelter homes will be setup with an estimated cost of Rs. 680 million out of which 50% will be borne Pakistan Baitul Mal and 50% by the provincial government. The shelter homes are expected to be functional by the mid of April this year having the capacity to accommodate 100 individuals each for night stay. The shelter homes will provide free of cost night stay facility, meal and allied facilities to homeless people, transit passengers, laborers and other vulnerable segments of society.

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