PESHAWAR -- Zakat Council Committee Chairman Umar Farooq has said the government is taking sincere efforts to extend more relief to needy and deserving people in the province.
He expressed these views while presiding over 51th meeting of the committee in Benevolent Fund Building Peshawar which discussed matters pertaining to launching an organized online programme for provision of zakat amount to deserving people in collaboration with State Bank of Pakistan.
The online program would benefit largely benefit deserving people of remote areas of the province.
Umar Farooq said the poor were neglected during governments of other parties in the province, but this government, he added, was taking tangible measures to extend more relief to underprivileged segment of the society.
The meeting decided to bring salaries and...