PESHAWAR - The Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI), a non-governmental social welfare organisation, on Sunday distributed non-food relief items among 403 underprivileged families in Khazana tehsil in the provincial metropolis.

The relief items including sweaters, gloves, woollen shawls, caps and cloths for children were distributed in an event held at Kankola village in Khazana by the PEIs. The relief goods were meant for the needs of 2005 individuals to help them to cope with winter.

PML-N Provincial Vice president Rashid Mehmood and provincial additional secretary Akbar Hayat were the chief guests at the event.

 attended by local elders, social workers and representatives of NGOs.