Govt has launched a series of programmes for children: Sherry

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Pakistan Ambassador to the United States Sherry Rehman has said that the government has launched a series of programs to ensure education and healthcare for children.
Addressing a gathering of Pakistani community in Washington‚ she said the participation of expatriate Pakistanis in these projects would bolster the government’s efforts in this connection.
The Ambassador further said that the government is focusing on socio-economic uplift of the poor. She referred to Benazir Income Support Programme‚ which is aimed at pulling the people out of poverty trap.
Sherry Rehman appreciated the spirit the Pakistani-Americans have shown in assisting the work of SOS Children Villages and other education and healthcare programmes.