Pakistan showcases its anti-poverty efforts at UN

Reiterating that eradication of poverty is Prime Minister Imran Khan authorities’s high precedence, a senior Pakistani diplomat advised the United Nations Monday that Pakistan is striving arduous to considerably cut back poverty within the subsequent 4 years.

“Pakistan is dedicated to decreasing poverty from 24.three p.c to 19 p.c by 2023, whereas decreasing the multidimensional poverty headcount from 38.eight per cent to 30 per cent over the identical interval,” Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi stated.

The Pakistani envoy made these remarks in her opening deal with at a side-event in reference to the 2019 Excessive-Degree Political Discussion board (HPLF). The occasion was organized by the Everlasting Mission of Pakistan to the UN.



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