Punjab government has launched a mobile lungar scheme in Lahore and Faisalabad in line with Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s Ehsaas Koi Bhooka Na Soye Programme.
Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar inaugurated the programme in two cities, and food trucks are operating on four different routes in Lahore since.
The following are the routes of the food trucks in Lahore:
- Thokar Niaz Baig to Data Darbar to cater to Multan Chungi, Mandi Stop, Chowk Yateem Khana and Chauburji
- Circular Road, Railway Station, Do Moria Pul, Badami Bagh Auto Parts Market, Masti Gate, General Bus Stand, Sabzi Mandi and Niazi Chowk
- Garrhi Shahu, Co-op Store, Shalamar, Darogay Wala and Shadipura
- Lakshmi Chowk, Mayo Hospital Chowk, Shah Aalam Market, Dalgaraan Chowk and Dehli Gate
CM Buzdar has announced that 10,000 boxes will be distributed regularly on these routes to provide meals to labourers and travellers.
In various areas of Faisalabad, two trucks will distribute almost 10,000 lunch boxes regularly.
CM Buzdar remarked that feeding the needy is Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s Sunnah and is also in line with PM Imran’s vision of a welfare state.
He added that the project will be launched in other cities of Punjab as well.