Waseela-e-rozgar disbursals: BISP clarifies story  

BISP has said that the matter of payments to service providers and trainers is still under consideration


News Desk January 23, 2017
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The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) management has responded to a story published in The Express Tribune on January 23 with the headline “BISP to disburse millions in payments to service providers soon”, by stating that the report was incorrect. In a statement, BISP has said that the matter of payments to service providers and trainers is still under consideration, and that a decision on this would be taken by the BISP board. It also states that Waseela-e-Rozgar Director Asif Munir did not speak to the media to confirm any details on the issue. It claims that the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights did not discuss the issue as it fall beyond their purview.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 24th, 2017.

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