Adviser to Prime Minister on Political and Public Affairs Engineer Ameer Muqam presented a cheque for Rs10 million to veteran artiste Firdous Jamal on Wednesday for his cancer treatment.
Legendary artist Khalid Abbas Dar told Dawn that the cheque was presented to Jamal at his residence at the Park View Society.
Mr Dar said ownership of artiste community by the government was a goodwill gesture. He said though Jamal had not asked for money from the government, it was a kind gesture by the PM.
Originally published in Dawn, December 29, 2022