Jan 1, 2019: Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar who leads the Ehsaas programme paid a surprise visit to the Mandi More Panah Gah together with DC Islamabad and his team to review the facilities being provided by the government to people in need. Dr. Nishtar took round of the facility and interacted with the people staying there. She assured them that the Ehsaas would take similar steps to improve their economic conditions. The Special Assistant shared that Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all the Cabinet Ministers to visit Panah Gahs and ensure that nobody stays shelterless and hungry in this extreme cold weather. Adding further, she said, “Ehsaas is committed to ensure that Panah Gahs serve the needy and poor across the country.” Free meal is served to 1,500 people at the Panah Gah everyday. The people, labourers and needy travelers living in the Panah Gah, were happy to find Dr. Nishtar among them. The footage can be accessed here.