KARACHI: Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan has handed over 60 houses to flood-affectees in district Kashmore, Sindh, the houses cost Rs7 million. It has also announced 150 more houses for the affectees in cooperation with a foreign Non-Governmental Organisation. Al-Khidmat’s department of disaster management had specially contributed for the reconstruction of the houses.
A large number of affectees, residents of the area and workers of Al-Khidmat, participated in an event held for handing over the houses. Former Karachi mayor, Naimatullah Khan, was guest of the honour, while General Secretary Jamaat-e-Islami Sindh Mumtaz Sehto, Ameer District Nasrullah Aziz, Ijazullah Khan, Kher Muhammad, Dr Khalid Ilahi Bhutto and Rashid Qureshi also addressed on the occasion.
Naimatullah said that Al-Khidmat has worked hard for the relief of people here in flood days and then announced for the settlement of the affectees.
“Alhamdulillah, today we have constructed and handed over substantial houses to the people,” he said.
He said that Al-Khidmat was working for the country and the nation. They were offering these services for pleasing Allah (SWT) and Rasool (SAW).
He further said that they were offering services in different walks of life and Insha’Allah the journey of service would continue.
Sehtu said that Al-Khidmat had always rendered services to the poor and deprived people, especially in the rainy days, it helped the affectees of Sindh very much.
Ijazullah said that the reconstruction department of Al-Khidmat disaster management had specially contributed in the construction of the houses and would do in future as well.
Later on, Naimatullah visited newly built houses and basic health unit established in the area.