SWAT, 18 November: Malakand Division Operation Commander Major General Asif Ghafoor has announced Rs200,000 monthly financial assistance and provided two vehicles for ‘Khpal Kor’ (own house), an organisation working for the welfare of orphan children in Swat.

During his visit to the organisation on Thursday, Major General Asif Ghafoor also handed over Rs500,000 cash for the welfare of the orphan children. Haji Muhammad Ali, head of the institution, on the occasion briefed the operation commander about the welfare activities of Khpal Kor. He said over 800 orphan children are getting education in the institution and about 400 of them are living in hostel.

Muhammad Ali said Khpal Kor takes care of children who were orphaned during militancy in Swat.