The Chairman Benazir Income Support Program, Enver Baig Saturday said government is committed to completely eradicate poverty from the country and economic empowerment of people at grassroot level. The chairman said they are committed towards achievement of their goals and Prime Minister is taking keen interest to introduce more schemes for masses in order to bring them into main stream and boost economy of the country. He made these remarks while talking to the Country Director World Bank , Rachid Benmessaoud , who called on him at BISP's Secretariat here. During the meeting, the Chairman BISP ensured the World Bank's representative that all the targets would be achieved as per the project agreements. The Chairman explained that BISP was under the process of re-visiting and re-designing their graduation schemes. He gave a general briefing on the plans to involve local chambers of commerce for understanding the skills requirement of the markets and developing these skills through BISP's Waseela-e-Rozgar initiative, said a news release issued here. These plans will be launched in pilot phase in KP province and will be implemented in three steps. The Chairman also talked about the proposals of placement of skilled workers in international markets, as well as providing micro-finance facilities, through Waseela-e-Haq initiative, enabling to establish their own businesses. The Country Director World Bank congratulated Enver Baig on his appointment as the new Chairman of BISP and hoped that the relationship between the two organizations will further strengthen under his leadership. He said that BISP is a Programme much appreciated around the world and the partner countries of World Bank have desired to imitate this design. He also underscored the importance of creating cooperation among the provinces for smooth functioning of BISP.
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