ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has underlined the need to further expand the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) in different parts of the country.
Talking to Chairman of Rural Support Programme Network (RSPN) Shoaib Sultan in Islamabad on Wednesday, the president called on the Rural Support Programme Network and BISP to extend cooperation with each other to alleviate poverty from the country.
The president said that with focus on tourism we can also remove poverty from our rural area.
Dr. Arif Alvi said that development of the agriculture is imperative for the progress and prosperity of rural areas. He asked to bring forward women in every field of these areas.
The president also directed to create awareness about hygienic and women rights among the people of far flung areas. He also directed to initiate health and education projects with the cooperation of respective ministries.
A detailed briefing was given to President Dr. Arif Alvi about the RSPN on the occasion.