Busi­ness­men ar­range free meal for poor

The Pak Banker - - BUSINESS -

IS­LAM­ABAD: A phi­lan­thropists and busi­ness com­mu­nity have ar­ranged free din­ner for the poor and needy at Aab­para mar­ket Is­lam­abad. A num­ber of peo­ple in­clud­ing labour­ers, poor and needy have an op­por­tu­nity to get free of cost food which is very use­ful. A busi­ness­man at Aaba­para who ar­ranges free meals for more than 300 peo­ple daily in mar­ket, said "They are our brothers. They can­not af­ford to buy food. We ar­range din­ner for about three hun­dred, peo­ple here ev­ery evening. I make this ar­range­ment with co­op­er­a­tion from some friends," he said. "I am a poor labourer," said Ahmed Ali. He saves good money by eat­ing for free be­cause his in­come is not enough," he said wait­ing in queue for get­ting meal. Shadi Khan works as a se­cu­rity guard and vis­its the free food camp ev­ery evening. He said his salary is just around 10,000 ru­pees a month and that eat­ing one meal for free saves him 25 per­cent of his in­come which helps his fam­ily at the end of month meet some ur­gent needs.

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