SWAT, 19 October: Free of cost meal facility will be inaugurated for deserving people at Saidu Group of Teaching Hospital in Swat today (Thursday).

Sources said Bahria Dastarkhwan will provide free breakfast, lunch and dinner to about 10,000 deserving people on daily basis at the hospital. Saidu Group of Teaching Hospital Chief Executive Dr Taj Muhammad said it is a positive development to help the poor people visiting the hospital. He appreciated Malik Riaz, sponsor of the scheme, for his humanitarian efforts and said this is a really a commendable step.

Dr Taj Muhammad said a separate building will be specified for the Dastarkhwan. Bahria Dastarkhwan programme has already been initiated in the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar where free of cost food is being provided to deserving people.