Thousands of poor children being provided education, health scholarships: Shazia

Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Shazia Marri says Benazir Income Support Programme is providing education and health scholarships to thousands of children belonging to poor families.

In his video message on World Children’s Day on Sunday, she said we should remember that millions of children have been displaced by the recent floods and are waiting for our help.

The Minister urged the nation to come together to help these affected children.

Shazia Marri said that BISP is also providing sachets of vitamins and minerals to the mother and the child.

Highlighting the importance of education, she said that through unique educational scholarships, children of poor families are imparted basic education. She said girls are given special given more importance in such scholarships.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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