ISLAMABAD - Wife of Saudi Ambassador Al Jawahira Abdullah on Thursday visited Pakistan Sweet Home Sahala, Islamabad.

On the occasion, she said that Pakistan and Saudi government are jointly contributing a lot for the welfare and uplift of these orphan children.

 “It is my immense pleasure to be among these children. Allah gave us everything and it is our responsibility to share with the deserving ones. We will visit these Sweet Homes frequently and I assure you people that we will contribute as much as we can”.

She appealed to the Arab diplomatic society to come forward and help these children.  Managing Director of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal, Zamurrad Khan, who accompanied the wife of Saudi ambassador, while briefing about the project, said that Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal launched a project for the orphan children named Pakistan Sweet Homes last year and starting with one child.

It is now expanded to more than 2800 children children and out of them seven hundred are totally sponsored by the philanthropists of the country. He explained that last year this whole centre was sponsored by Mian Aamir by Dunyia foundation. It is for the first time in the history of Pakistan that private donors have trusted in a government department.  The children have been studying in renowned schools like Educators and Siddiq Public School, he said.