Published On: Thu, Dec 19th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Greek ambassador assures to provide support to BISP

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ISLAMABAD: Greek Ambassador to Pakistan, Petros Mavroidis, has assured to provide every possible support to Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) to alleviate the poverty from the country.

On Wednesday, he paid a courtesy call on chairman BISP Enver Baig, at BISP Secretariat and talked about the salient features of the Program.

Chairman BISP briefed the ambassador about the course of transformation in BISP which would ensure improvement to tackle the issue of poverty and will bring transparency in the functions of the Program.

Enver Baig said that program will change its focus, emphasizing on the graduation programs and in future relevant training will also be provided to youth.

He also reiterated the commitment of Prime Minister of Pakistan towards poverty alleviation in the country.

The Ambassador applauded the Chairman BISP for his efforts towards poverty alleviation in Pakistan.