Pakistan to Establish Senior Citizens Centres

via pakistantimes.net

Ministry of Social Welfare is considering to establish five senior citizens centres, one each at federal and provincial headquarters.

Similarly, under traditional virtue of respecting/assisting aged persons, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) would offer distant learning courses through state-run television with the objectives i.e. preparing the people for meeting the challenges of the old age and moral education to the society to respect and care the elderly.

The other concession for elderly persons is free entry to public parks, museums, zoos, public libraries and priority at railway stations, airports, hospitals and banks…