President calls for imparting vocational training to poor families

THATTA: President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday said the government had further expanded Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), which is recognized as an exemplary social safety programme in the region.

Addressing the launching ceremony of Waseela Taleem program in Thatta on Saturday, the president said the skill development scheme under the BISP was playing a pivotal role in addressing poverty.

He called for imparting vocational training to the poor families getting financial assistance under the program to stand on their own feet.

Mamnoon Hussain also called for expanding Waseela Taleem program to all parts of the country.