Philanthropists asked to help Govt: in solving problems of special people

Peshawar: Secretary Social Welfare Department Azmat Hanif Orakzai has asked the philanthropists and well to do people of society to come forward and assist the government in its efforts to solve the problems of destitute and special people being a part of our society.

He directed the high ranking officers of the department and district officers to fulfil their obligations in serving the people with full zeal and spirit and give hundred per cent performance so that the ailing humanity could be benefited at large.

He expressed these views while addressing the joint meeting of high ranking officers of Social Welfare Department and its district officers at the Directorate of Social Welfare Peshawar on Monday.

Secretary Social Welfare said decision would soon be taken to solve the longstanding problems of distribution of wheel chairs to handicapped so that only the deserving people could be provided wheel chairs. He also disclosed that food items would also be provided to the handicapped in the organizations working under the supervision of Social Welfare Department at districts level.

The District Officers of the department apprised Secretary Azmat Hanif Orakzai in detail about the performance of their departments as well as problems confronted to them in detail. Azmat Hanif Orakzai on the occasion directed the officers to fill vacant posts in all the welfare organizations working under the patronage of Social Welfare Department so that the department could deliver better performance.

He also vowed to take far-reaching steps for the improvement of the social welfare department. He, on the occasion also inspected the godown of wheel chairs at Directorate of Social Welfare Peshawar.

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