ISLAMABAD (APP) - The World Peace Movement (WPM) would build an 'old home to provide multifarious services for well being of senior citizens on self-help basis in the Federal Capital soon. Initially, about 40 elderly persons will be accommodated in the old home and its capacity will be enhanced upto 400 persons, WPM President and renowned social figure Malik Amjad Alvi told the agency here on Sunday. He informed that a suitable piece of land had already been acquired while all the necessary arrangements had been completed for construction of the building. Amjad Alvi further said that his organisation had also constituted a free legal bench for assistance of prisoners who are languishing in different jails for minor crimes or not being able to pay fines after completion of their imprisonment period. He said, so far, several prisoners have been got released from Haripur jail and added that he along with his team would undertake visit of Adiala Jail to find and help such prisoners. Amjad Alvi, who is also President of Amnesty International, Islamabad chapter, vowed to work for the rights of consumers in the federal capital and said, the benefit of reduction in the prices of various commodities should be passed on to the consumers. Citing examples of petroleum products and edible oil, he said that prices of these items were reduced at the global markets but the benefit was not passed on to the consumers properly. Commenting on the trade activities in the backdrop of prevailing law and order situation, he said the security arrangement should further be beefed up aimed at ensuring protection of life and property of the common man. Lauding the services of armed forces and police in the fight against terrorism, he underlined the need for addressing the root cause of extremism and terrorism. He opined poverty is one of the major reasons, adding, several programmes initiated by the government for poverty alleviation are steps in right direction. About civic facilities in urban and rural areas of the federal capital, he said basic facilities like Sui gas and electricity should be ensured in the rural areas in a bid to stop population growth in cities. Towns like Bhara Kahu should be given proper attention and provided with the all the modern facilities. He appreciated the Chairman of Capital Development Authority (CDA) for providing equal facilities in all the sectors and said, now G and I sectors have been upgraded and new schools buildings and playgrounds have been constructed in these sectors.