‘International Day of Charity’ observed

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Like other parts of the World, ‘International Day of Charity’ was being observed in Pakistan on Thursday.
In December 2012, the UN decided to declare September 5 as the International Day of Charity, and it was celebrated for the first time as such in 2013. The day helps to raise awareness of what charities do to minimize poverty worldwide.
In connection with the day in country, numerous charity events, and public awareness and educational activities were organized by volunteering, philanthropic and charity organizations.—INP