SARGODHA - Punjab Social Welfare Secretary Malik Tahir Sarfraz Awan emphasized the social welfare institutions to use all possible resources for the restoration of helpless people so that poverty and socio-economic problems could be weed out from the province.

He was heading a divisional level meeting here on Tuesday.

District Welfare Officer Ch Iftkhar Ahmed Cheema was also present on the occasion.

The provincial secretary said that the Punjab government was providing funds to all social welfare institutions despite limited sources while the continuance to help the destitute and widows was being going on because the poor community deserved the government funds, he added.

He stressed the social welfare officers to work for the redress of mankind on purely religious and humanitarian spirit.