World Economic Forum Executive Chairman Dr. Klaus Schwab called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sides of WEF Annual Meeting 2020 at Davos.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Monday approved Southern Punjab Poverty Alleviation among seven projects put forth by Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives.
Money to be dispensed to the deserving people to help them buy food items
Speaking on the occasion, PM said the poverty alleviation is on the top priority of his government from day one.
He also stressed for sensitizing the opinion makers including the media and the parliament regarding the poverty alleviation.
She is also the chairperson of Benazir Income Support Program and head of newly-launched 'Ehsas' program.
In the next four years, the government would help 3.3 million people whereas Rs 33 billion had been added to the Insaf Insurance scheme, Imran Khan said.
PM Khan, while holding informal talks with the journalists, said that the United States, which always maintained rhetoric of 'do more', was now praising Pakistan.
President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the government is fully committed to alleviate poverty from the country.