More deserving persons to be included in BISP for economic support

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister, Faisal Karim Kundi has said Benazir Income Support Program will include more beneficiaries. Following the vision of Shaheed Benazir to give economic

support at door step of every deserving person 70 billion rupees were

being distributed under the BISP in flood-affected areas, said a press release here.

Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Sajid Hussain Turi and Faisal Karim Kundi met the delegations of Pakistan People’s Party who came from Mohmand, Orakzai and Hangu

areas. During the meeting, the delegation members exchanged views on a wide range of issues of regional economic development in a constructive atmosphere. The prospects and measures on the ongoing development projects and the way these projects could strengthen the economic conditions of people in Orakzai, Mohmand and Hangu districts was discussed. The delegation emphasised that more people from Orakzai, Mohmand and Hangu must be included in Benazir Income Support Program . The delegation said that a dynamic registry of people of district will update the socio-economic status of the BISP beneficiaries. Turi elaborated that he was making all efforts to provide relief to this vulnerable population, more sustainable solutions were needed to bring former FATA at par with other regions of the country in terms of development.

“Pakistan People’s Party is a political party and it is the responsibility of the party officials to convey public issues to the government and leadership. So that appropriate measures could be taken to sort these issues on preferential basis, Turi added.

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