Islamabad: Pakistan and UAE enjoy historic and time tested friendship. Both the countries have ties in various economic fields, however, cooperation in the social sector needs to be enhanced further. H.E Mr. Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi, UAE Ambassador in Pakistan and Madame Farzana Raja, Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP shared these views during a meeting here at BISP Secretariat Friday.
Federal Minister and Chairperson BISP briefed the visiting ambassador about the details of various initiatives taken by BISP and informed him that the socio-economic conditions of millions of poor families are being improved through these efforts. She said that the programme has adopted transparent mechanisms in all its initiatives.
She underlined the need of enhanced mutual cooperation in the social sector while discussing her forthcoming visit of UAE. She said that during her visit she will have interaction with UAE high officials and the private sector regarding mutual cooperation in the social sector.
H.E Mr. Essa Abdulla Al Basha Al Noaimi took keen interest in the working of BISP and appreciated the efforts of BISP regarding poverty alleviation especially reaching out more than 6 million families within a short span of time. He assured his support in seeking cooperation of UAE prospective donors.
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