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Free Ramadan Meals a Blessing for Many in Pakistani
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July 01, 2014 5:47 PM
After suffering for years from a stagnant economy and inflation on basic items like food, even middle-class Pakistanis are feeling the economic pinch. As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins in Pakistan, many people are taking advantage of free iftar dinners sponsored by charities and wealthy individuals. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad.

Free Ramadan Meals a Blessing for Many in Pakistan

Published July 01, 2014

After suffering for years from a stagnant economy and inflation on basic items like food, even middle-class Pakistanis are feeling the economic pinch. As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins in Pakistan, many people are taking advantage of free iftar dinners sponsored by charities and wealthy individuals. Ayaz Gul reports from Islamabad.


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by: Mudabber from: Pakistan
July 06, 2014 11:07 PM
A nation betrayed by its un-trustworthy politicians and friends like US, still proud to be a great nation giving huge amounts in charity.