BISP Join Hands with Telenor Pakistan To Employee 20,000 Female Beneficiaries – October 10, 2018

Government of Pakistan

Benazir Income Support Programme

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Press Release

October 10, 2018

BISP JOIN HANDS WITH TELENOR PAKISTAN TO EMPLOYEE 20,000 FEMALE BENEFICIARIES

ISLAMABAD (OCT 10): Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) entered a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telenor Pakistan (TP) and its subsidiary Telenor Micro Finance Bank (TMFB) here today at BISP Headquarters. DG Complementary Initiatives Sajid Baloch from BISP, Ghulam H. Nasir National Director Sales (TP) and Khurram Malik Head of Branchless Banking (TMFB) signed the trilateral agreement on behalf of Telenor Group. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Secretary BISP Omar Hamid Khan alongwith senior management of BISP.

As per the MoU signed, in the pilot phase BISP and TP will collaborate to involve 20,000 female BISP beneficiaries to be employees as “Retailers” of GSM products and benefit from financial products of TP and TMFB. This will enable financial inclusion of the BISP beneficiaries to generate income from themselves.

Secretary Omar Hamid Khan termed the partnership as “Collective Social Responsibility” towards the betterment of society and good mix of Public Private Partnership as well.

Haroon Bhatti VP, TP who was representing the organization, said we are excited to join hands with BISP and committed to upscale the partnership to more districts of Pakistan.

BISP Pic 10 Oct