ISLAMABAD: Some 1,200 boys and girls of Pakistan Sweet Homes (PSH) from across the country enthralled the audience on Thursday with their amazing performances at the five-day ‘Pakistan Baitul Mal Carnival for Sweet Angels’.
The event was inaugurated by National Assembly Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi, where the children displayed their skills by participating in different activities.
Speaking on the occasion, Murtaza Javed Abbasi invited the children to visit the National Assembly and watch the proceedings of the House.
Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah announced to construct a building for the PSH in Karachi, which would provide residential facilities to 2,000 children.
Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rahman Khan met the PSH children and watched a fancy dress show performed by them during the carnival. She said that PSH children were representatives of Pakistan and pledged to launch a computer literacy project for them.
Pakistan Baitul Mal Managing Director Barrister Abid Waheed Sheikh said that in the last three months in office, he had established two PSHs, while three new PSHs would start functioning soon.
Over 3,200 children were being provided residential and other necessary facilities at the 28 PSHs, he said, and added that the network of PSH would be expanded to the district level. Abid Sheikh urged philanthropists to come forward and adopt children and donate for their welfare. The PBM has also established a Great Home for providing residential facilities to senior citizens, he said.
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