Baitul Maal patronising 10,000 children: MD.


JHANG/FAISALABAD -- :Pakistan Baitul Maal is patronising 10,000 children under Darul Ehsaas programme in Pakistan where the number of orphan kids has risen to 4 million.

This was stated by Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Baitul Maal Aon Abbas Buppi while addressing the inaugural ceremony of Darul Ehsaas in Jhang on Tuesday.

He said that Pakistan Baitul Maal (PBM) had been supporting 36 initiations in the past but now the number had jumped up to 53. He said that the PBM was also running 160 schools across the country where the poor and needy children had been enrolled, who were also being provided free books, uniforms and scholarships.

He said that the PBM was also providing financial assistance to the ailing people. He said that the PBM had earmarked Rs 1 billion for treatment of sick people last year but now the amount had been increased...

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