PPAF shares com­mit­ment to in­clu­sion at WHS

Pakistan Observer - - EONOMIC WATCH -

OB­SERVER RE­PORT ISLAMABAD—Qazi Az­mat Isa, CEO of the Pak­istan Poverty Alle­vi­a­tion Fund, par­tic­i­pated in the first ever World Hu­man­i­tar­ian Sum­mit held in Turkey. The in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence fo­cused on mul­ti­ple global hu­man­i­tar­ian crises and was com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing peo­ple who are af­fected by nat­u­ral and man-made dis­as­ters.

Af­ter 2 years of world­wide con­sul­ta­tions, gath­er­ing the voices and in­put of 23,000 peo­ple in 153 coun­tries, more than 9,000 par­tic­i­pants came to­gether in Is­tan­bul to chart the future course of hu­man­i­tar­ian ac­tion. In to­tal, the Sum­mit brought to­gether 173 Mem­ber States, 55 Heads of State and Gov­ern­ments, some 350 pri­vate sec­tor lead­ers, and thou­sands of high-level rep­re­sen­ta­tives from civil so­ci­ety and non­govern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tions.

LAHORE: The rep­re­sen­ta­tives of DFID, Pun­jab Fi­nance Min­is­ter Dr. Aye­sha Ghaus Pasha in a meet­ing dis­cussing tax and mon­e­tary re­forms on Thurs­day.

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