Governor criticizes government for increasing BISP payment
Malik Abdul Wali Khan Kakar, the governor of Balochistan, has criticized the government for allotting a significant amount to the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), claiming that the money should have gone toward promoting education and industries that generate jobs for the nation.
Speaking at a seminar to introduce the “Strategy Plan” in honor of International Literacy Day, Kakar asserted that no society or nation could advance without education, and that the government should devote the greatest resources and opportunities to advancing education in Pakistan in order to make it a developed and prosperous nation on the global stage.
The Senate’s Education Parliamentarians Caucus as well as the Department of Literacy and Non-Formal Education.
At the seminar, speakers included the Speaker of the Balochistan Assembly, Mir Jan Muhammad Khan Jamali, the Interim Home Minister, Mir Zubair Jamali, the Chairwoman of the Senate’s Parliamentary Caucus, Senator Sana Jamali, Senator Fauzia Arshad, the Chief Minister’s Advisor on Social Welfare and Women’s Development, Shania Khan, and others.
Governor Kakar believed that the government should use the money to create institutions that focus on creating jobs rather than instilling a habit of giving in individuals through the distribution of a few thousand rupees.