Bilawal promises to expand BISP if PPP wins 2018 elections


SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Monday announced that the PPP would expand Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) if voted into power in 2018 general elections. Addressing a ceremony regarding power alleviation project here, the PPP chief said that people of Pakistan would decide to vote for metro bus, trees plantation or welfare projects in 2018 elections.
He stressed the importance of empowering women and said that all parties must work together to provide relief to the women from unprivileged backgrounds.
He claimed that PPP has played an important role in empowering the women. “PPP introduced pro-women legislation,” he said, adding the government of Asif Ali Zardari brought revolutionary programmes such as Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP).
“We will strengthen BISP once we come into power after 2018 general elections,” Bilawal added.
He also said that non-government organisations play an important role in Pakistan. “The government of Pakistan Muslims League-Nawaz has taken measures against NGOs, INGOs,” he alleged.
“PPP is working with various NGOs to promote development,” Bilawal remarked, adding that party also supports organisations providing support to women.


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