TASHKENT, Uzbekistan: The Federal Minister of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi has arrived in Tashkent on the invitation of Uzbekistan’s Minister for Employment and Poverty Reduction Bekhzod Musaev to attend the International Conference “Uzbekistan’s Poverty Reduction Experience: Assessing and Implementing in Developing Countries”.
Sajid Hussain Turi was accompanied by the Secretary Workers Welfare Fund Zulfiqar Ahmad.
Officials from the Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry and Pakistan High Commission welcomed the participants.
The minister’s visit carries special significance in respect of poverty reduction in developing countries like Pakistan.
The forum is organized by the Center for Economic Research & Reforms CERR with the support of UNDP & UNICEF.
More than 200 participants are expected to take part.
The participants will review the methods & results of Uzbekistan’s achievements in the implementation of measures to combat poverty.