Islamabad administration has opened 4 ration warehouses in the city for providing the necessary food to the needy, along with 15 mobile Dastarkhawan facilities for distributing the cooked meals.
The army and the police officials have been positioned at the entry and exit points of the city after the city administration introduced bars on the movement of the people making use of public transportation.
Mohammad Hamza Shafqat, the Deputy Commissioner has told local media that 4 ration warehouses have been established in the I-11/4, Taramri, Tarnol and Bhara Kahu. More ration warehouses would also be set up in other parts of the federal capital as well.
He informed that only the needy and less-privileged people could get the food items from these ration warehouses without any charges. He also said that cooked meals would also be offered by the mobile Dastarkhawans. These mobile langar khanas would be established at the Aabpara Market, Polyclinic, F-10/2 service road, PIMS, Al-Mustafa Tower in F-10, F-11/2, the F-6 water plant near Kulsoom International, Khanna Bridge, G-10 water plant near the Babri mosque, AlipurFarash, Faizabad and Taramri Chowk.
These facilities are being offered with help from the Saylani welfare and the Ehsaas programmes, as said by the Deputy Commissioner. He also said that people could donate edible goods too.