Pakistan and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the Ehsaas initiative to alleviate poverty in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, Dr.
Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on
Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection,
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Chris Elias, president of global development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, participated in a bilateral meeting on the future of Ehsaas, a collaboration to put funding, technical assistance, and the help of global experts toward improving health, nutrition and financial inclusion within Pakistan. Ehsaas aims to provide effective safety nets through 134 new poverty-focused policy actions and programs.