President Alvi asks Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal to enhance its outreach to
remote areas of country

ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): President Dr. Arif Alvi has asked
Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) to enhance its outreach to the remote
areas of the country to help the underprivileged sections of society. He
underlined the need to focus on poverty-stricken and deprived areas of
the country, particularly in Baluchistan, interior Sindh and erstwhile
FATA, to provide financial assistance and social protection to widows,
orphans, women and differently abled people (DAPs).
President Dr. Arif Alvi made these remarks at a briefing, given by the
Managing Director PBM, Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar, at Aiwan-e-Sadr
on Friday.
Managing Director PBM briefed the meeting about the role of his
organization in empowering women by providing them financial
assistance and different skills. He informed that PBM was actively
working for the welfare of DAPs and the rehabilitation of child labour
by enrolling them in schools. He apprised that PBM had introduced a
conditional cash transfer scheme, initiated with the collaboration of
donors, to motivate children for formal primary education instead of
child labour.
Addressing the meeting, the President underlined the need for joining
hands by the Government and private sector to help address the
issues being faced by the vulnerable segments of society. In order to
financially empower women and DAPs, he urged PBM to work for their
skill development with the support of TEVTA and NAVTTC. He
appreciated the role of PBM for the uplift of DAPs and the needy and

assured the Managing Director of his support to further strengthen the

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