According to the spokesperson of the Punjab government, five shelter homes will be set up outside Data Darbar in Lahore in the first phase of the project.
The project is aimed at restoring the self-respect of those people who spend the night under the open sky. It is also aimed at broadening the circle of social responsibility by the state and citizens.
Today I laid the foundation for 1st of 5 shelters for the homeless in Lahore & one in Pindi to be followed by shelters in other cities. We are committed to building a social net for our poor citizens so everyone has a shelter over his/her head & access to health & education pic.twitter.com/4QCXfEzgJK— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 10, 2018
The premiere, who would arrive in Punjab’s capital on Saturday, will also meet Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar one-on-one during his one-day visit. The CM will brief him on the performance of the provincial government.
The prime minister is also scheduled to meet ministers for a high-level consultative meeting. The ministers will brief him about the steps taken in their respective departments.
The premier would also be briefed about the losses incurred during the three-day long protests staged by Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan in the wake of the acquittal of Asia Bibi by the supreme court.
Earlier, the premier had directed the provincial government to estimate the damages caused during the demonstrations so that the victims could be compensated.
He will also be briefed about the overall preparation of the Punjab government’s 100-day plan.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on February 8, 2023 (Wednesday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||331.78||332.48|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||35.08||35.45|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.19||176.18|
KARACHI – Gold prices fell on Wednesday for the third straight day in local markets, after hitting aan all-time high in previous week.
The per tola price of 24 carats gold in Pakistan dropped by Rs2,000 to settle at Rs198,000 while the price of 10 grams decreased by Rs1715 to reach Rs169753.
On Monday, the gold price witnessed a drop of Rs200 per tola to close at Rs204,300.
In the international market, the commodity witnessed an upward trend as per ounce price reached to $1,880 after an increase of $11 dollars.