Besides money presents, coupons for sports activities gear and apparel may even be dropped
Ali Amin Gandapur maintains his goal is to unfold Eid happiness and he’s paying for the presents out of his personal pocket. PHOTO: INP/FILE
PESHAWAR: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Okay-P) Income Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Okay-P South Area President Ali Amin Gandapur has introduced an uncommon Eid present distribution programme for his constituents in DI Khan.
Gandapur, who was booked final yr for possessing a bottle of Scotch whiskey which he insisted contained honey, introduced on his Fb web page that on June 23 flowers and money presents (Eidis) can be dropped from a glider aircraft over DI Khan for the residents.
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Furthermore, coupons for “hundreds” of prizes for youngsters may even be dropped. Households with these coupons would have the ability to declare their prizes on the ‘Household and youngsters Eid Milan Celebration’ within the City Corridor on the third day of Eid, the publish learn.
The drop-offs will begin from 10am to 12pm in union councils Lahra, Shoor Kot, Dhera Dehat 1, Dera Dehat 2, Deyala and Rata Kulachi. The present-bearing aircraft will make a second spherical from four:30pm to six:30pm in union councils 1, 2, three, four and 5, in response to one other submit on Gandapur’s official Fb web page.
Gandapur, who was elected from PK-sixty four, informed The Categorical Tribune that he had determined to distribute Eid presents amongst poor individuals in a special method. He stated his buddies would organize a glider aircraft for that day from which coupons bearing prize particulars will probably be dropped.
“I organise festivals for the locals yearly to unfold the happiness of Eid,” stated Gandapur. “This yr we’ve deliberate to do one thing new and particular for the individuals.”
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Based on the minister, the prizes would come with cash, cricket kits, hockey kits, footballs, sports activities shirts and T-shirts.
He rejected accusations of utilizing authorities assets for personal curiosity and stated he was paying for the entire program.
“This isn’t zakat or alms for the poor. These are Eid presents that I’m paying for out of my very own pocket,” he clarified.
He additional stated his motive was to not achieve individuals’s help for the election subsequent yr or political level scoring; as an alternative he needed to unfold the thrill of Eid.
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