Islamabad, (Parliament Times) : Prime Minister Azad Kashmir Ch. Anwarul Haq has said that an endowment fund worth 5 billion rupees was being established for the poor, helpless, and homeless people.

Talking to a six-member delegation led by Chairman Chirag Manzil Ashraf Abbasi, the AJK premier said that under the endowment scheme, twenty thousand rupees would be provided as a subsistence allowance to the destitute and their families.

The PM said that disabled persons, orphans, divorced women, and elderly would be eligible to get relief under this scheme. He said that the government would spare no efforts in providing relief to the common masses.

On the occasion, Prime Minister Anwar ul Haq issued special directions regarding the increase of quota of the special persons in government jobs from 2.5% to 5%. He also gave orders to provide free treatment and medicines in every district hospital for special people.

The Prime Minister also directed the relevant authorities to activate the rehabilitation center for the special people at the AIIMS Hospital Muzaffarabad to provide the best medical facilities to the special people. Rukhsana Mir, Malik Akhtar, and Mohsin Awan were also present on the occasion.


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