Ehsaas and ADB deliberate poverty graduation approaches in a virtual meeting

July 23, 2020 -Islamabad: A virtual meeting of Ehsaas was held with Asian Development Bank to discuss poverty graduation approaches in context of Pakistan. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar and her team was joined by Country Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Pakistan, Xiaohong Yang. The meeting discussed opportunities and approaches to expedite the roll out of ADB supported poverty graduation program under Ehsaas for the poor segments of the population. Dr. Nishtar said, “Approaches to “graduation” from poverty are an important cog in the poverty alleviation landscape and critical to institutionalise in the post COVID context.”