Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, in her capacity as the UN Secretary General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive Finance for Development, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office in Islamabad on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD: Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on Thursday conducted a preliminary meeting to collaborate for financial inclusion of BISP beneficiaries. The team of Karandaz Pakistan, which is primary delivery partner for BMGF in Pakistan, was also present on this occasion, at BISP headquarters in Islamabad. The meeting was part of the strategy being devised by BISP to fulfill the manifesto of the government of Pakistan for social sector development. Secretary BISP…
ISLAMABAD: BISP is key to financial inclusiveness and literacy in Pakistan which invests in women economic empowerment sets a direct path towards poverty alleviation and financial inclusiveness. This was stated by Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Marvi Memon while speaking at “International Symposium: the contribution of conditional cash transfer programs to the creation of Social Protection System with rights-based approach” arranged by Ministry of Social Development and National Coordination of PROSPERA Programa…
KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), together with the World Bank and the United Nations launched the “Universal Financial Access Initiative”, today, in order to secure public and private sector commitments to achieve universal financial inclusion in Pakistan as envisaged under the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS), according to a press statement.