Chief Secretary Punjab Pays Surprise Visit to Social Welfare Facilities

Lahore, October 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal paid a surprise visit to Social Welfare Complex Township late Saturday and inspected the cleanliness and other arrangements in its various blocks Darul Sukoon, Darul Falah, Aafiat, Chaman, and Nasheman.

 

The Chief Secretary directed the departments concerned to start the reconstruction and repair works of the building as early as possible as it is in dire need of repair. He also praised the staff for performing their duties diligently at night. The Chief Secretary was briefed that 19 homeless elderly people are presently living in the old age home Aafiat.

 

These old age homes were established in six cities including Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Narowal, Sahiwal, and Toba Tek Singh. In Darul Falah, seven widows are residing along with their children. These are based in Lahore, Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Sialkot, Multan, and Bahawalpur.

 

In Chaman, 17 mentally challenged children are being provided treatment facilities and training for their rehabilitation. For rehabilitation of special persons, vocational training is being imparted to them in Nasheman while mental patients who have not fully recovered have been kept in Darul Sukoon.

 

For more information, contact:

Directorate General Public Relations,

Government of the Punjab

Lahore, Pakistan

Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

Website: www.punjab.gov.pk

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