Bringing the food to the mouth of the hungry is been quoted as the most noble act in the holy Quran and Malik riaz hussain, the CEO of Bahria town is doing exactly that over the past few years. Malik Riaz hussain, Asia‘s largest real estate developer has always been the first person to came forward to help the underprivileged people around. He is putting through his contributions towards the betterment of humanity via carious charitable projects running under his name .The famous Dastarkhawans is one of the many projects which are ran by his firm Bahria town under their Corporate Social Responsibility Division. The act was solely dedicated to all those who have else been struggling to fulfill even their basic need of good food. Within this amazing initiative, free meals have been provided to more than 100,000 people all over Pakistan. As of now the Dastarkhawans are being run in major cities like Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Islamabad, Larkana, and Rawalpindi. Apart from these big cities, other struggling areas like Tharparkar and Bannu have also been included to the whole initiative of the Dastarkhawans.
As far as now is concerned, total three Dastarkhawans have started functioning at Bannu to feed thousands of people on a daily basis. Moreover, the dish items in these dastarkhwaans include Biryani and juices in the menu apart from all the other Iftar facilities. There is one permanent Dastarkhawan established at Tharparkar which can house almost 150 people at one time and help in bringing food for more than 3000 people a day. There is also a water plant which is been fixed in the area. All of these efforts will be in line to provide basic food and water facilities to a big population of 60,000 people who were earlier living under the dark clouds of starvation and poverty.
These Dastarkhawans runs seven days a week and three sixty-five days a year, whilst providing food to more than 3000 people around. These people are readily served with the best quality and hygienic lunch and dinner with the most comfortable arrangement for all the ladies and gents. Each of the people who attend the place gets treated as a guest and the food is served without hurting his or her integrity in the same regards. There are all the integrated air-conditioned halls for the service. The doors to the dastarkhwaans are open to everyone and the people are not been asked about the number of times they are asking for the food.