Pakistan idealises China’s anti-poverty campaign: Poverty Alleviation Minister

By Shafqat Ali | Gwadar Pro Jun 7, 2022

ISLAMABAD, June 7. (Gwadar Pro)- Pakistani Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri said on Monday afternoon that the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) under her ministry idealizes China’s successful anti-poverty campaign.

In a meeting with World Bank’s Implementation Support Mission for Crisis-Resilient Social Protection Program (CRISP) and National Social Protection Program (NSSP), led by Amjad Zafar Khan, the minister mentioned how China had eradicated poverty with commitment.

She remarked that the ultimate goal of the present government is to support the poor and the vulnerable, especially under the current economic situation.

Shazia Marri termed BISP as a role model for many countries. The federal minister also expressed her desire to share the knowledge with the countries who want to initiate such Social Protection programs.

“Pakistan is also keen to learn from international best practices to provide social protection to vulnerable communities and help them graduate out of poverty,” she underlined. 

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