PBM MD and Dr. Sania discuss possible measures for relief to poor
ISLAMABAD – Special Adviser to the Prime Minister, Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, met Managing Director, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM), Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, to discuss the possible measures for the relief and rehabilitation of the needy and deprived people across the country. During the meeting held here at the PBM Head Office, overall performance of the organization was also reviewed.
On the occasion, SAPM Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar highlighted a variety of poor-friendly initiatives under the pillar of Prime Minister’s Ehsaas Programme. She also emphasized on extending the panahgahs to all the major cities of Pakistan so as to accommodate maximum number of needy persons.
Agenda for upgrading the facilities in panahgahs also came up during the meeting.
Highlighting the poverty reduction schemes carried out by the PBM, Malik Zaheer Abbas said the concrete initiatives are being taken in healthcare, education and rehabilitation throughout the country, as envisioned by the Prime Minister of Pakistan. He was of the view that an innovative and comprehensive Ehsaas Programme accurately translates the efforts of present Government to address the thorny poverty-related issues. Managing Director PBM also congratulated SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar for devising such an inclusive plan to combat the poverty.