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Over 6,850 beggars collected across Kabul

KABUL: Led by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, al-Hajj Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar Akhund, the beggar collection committee, has collected 6,900 beggars from different parts of the capital Kabul, a statement from his press office said Monday.
The collection process continued until 17, collecting the so many beggars and would continue until the city is cleared from last beggar in the city, Deputy PM office said in a statement.
“At least 4,617 of the collected beggars were female, and after evaluation, 1,231 of them were identified poor, while 3,386 others found false beggars, the statement said.
After evaluation, 164 of the 579 males were found to be deserving, and 415 of them were professional beggars. Also, 1704 of them were children, of which 911 are deserving and 754 are professional beggars, according to the statement.
Among the deserving beggar children, there are 39 unaccompanied children, after the biometrics, unaccompanied beggar children are admitted to care and training center by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, and they will be provided with livelihood and education. The Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) has begun distributing cash to deserving beggars, and hundreds of people have benefited so far.
The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.