Lahore (PR): Alkhidmat Foundation organized a grand iftar and distributes Eid gifts among at least 2,000 orphans, widows, and elderly people living in old age homes, in collaboration with UMT.
Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Ibrahim Hasan Murad addressed the ceremony. The event was aimed at raising awareness about the challenges faced by these vulnerable groups and sharing the joys of Ramadan and Eid with them.
Addressing the ceremony, Minister of Local Government Punjab, Ibrahim Hasan Murad said that orphans and homeless elderly are the attention-seeking section of our society. He said we need to take steps individually and collectively for this noble cause and play a role in development. The minister said that he was delighted to learn about amazing work of Alkhdimat Foundation for humanity especially for orphan children. The minister emphasized the need for collective efforts to support these deserving sections of society.
Secretary General of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan, Syed Waqas Jafri, shared how the Foundation is sponsoring over 22,000 orphans and organizing shopping and gift ceremonies for them during Ramadan and Eid.
Vice-President AKFP, Dr. Mushtaq Mangat highlighted the importance of sharing the joy of Eid with orphans and helpless elderly people, which is a right that they deserve.
The event was attended by a large number of people from different walks of life, including representatives from youth societies, brave mothers of orphans, and elders from old age homes. The dignified ceremony was hosted by Shoaib Hashmi, Senior Manager Media Relations, and was an excellent platform for highlighting the work being done by Alkhidmat Foundation to support vulnerable groups in society.