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Shahid Afridi meets PM Khan and discussed welfare projects

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Former skipper Shahid Afridi met Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad yesterday at the Prime Minister Office, where the two discussed welfare projects.

Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf senator Faisal Javed Khan and Naeem-ul-Haq were present at the meeting. The premier and star cricketer discussed projects including the Ehsaas Program and Shelter Homes built by the government of Tehreek-I-Insaf for the homeless.

In the meeting, Shahid Afridi asserted that the private sectors are showing keen interests in the welfare projects. He revealed how the private sector is desirous to play a proactive role in the construction of shelter homes.

Shahid Afridi joined hands with Pakistan Association Dubai to build a non-profitable hospital, which will provide free health services to the deserving people.

“Had a wonderful meeting with ImranKhan and I extended my full support for the PM Shelter Homes project for the deserving people. Also requested for a Cricket Academy for the youth of FATA (former Federally Administered Tribal Areas) in Pakistan,” tweeted Shahid Afridi.

Afridi also runs a welfare organization called ‘Shahid Afridi Foundation’. He set up the organization in March 2014. Since then the foundation is working relentlessly to improve the conditions of destitute communities in Pakistan’s rural and downtrodden areas. After five years, SAF is a global organization with its presence in North America, Africa, the Asia Pacific Europe, and the Middle East.

His organization recently paid off fines and compensation fees to help release Pakistani prisoners in the UAE.

Shahid Afridi joined hands with Pakistan Association Dubai to build a non-profitable hospital, which will provide free health services to the deserving people. The facility will be open to all nationalities.

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“I am honored to be part of the PAD project as it is geared towards helping those who cannot afford medical treatment. Helping people is part of my second innings after retirement from international cricket in 2017,” Afridi said while speaking at the ceremony. The medical health facility will be inaugurated on Pakistan’s Independence Day, August 14th.

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