ISLAMABAD, July 10 (APP): President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday said that whole government machinery, civil society, media and institutions should work together to bring social change and to reduce poverty from the country.
He expressed his views while addressing a seminar on ‘Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan: Learning from Success Stories, in Islamabad.
In his remarks, he further said Ehsaas Programme launched by the PTI government is a significant step towards poverty alleviation through vocational training of the people and empowering the women.
The President also appreciated the role of media for creating awareness among people about poverty eradication.
Speaking on this occasion, Special Assistant on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation Sania Nishtar gave a comprehensive overview of Ehsaas Programme.