ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Imran Khan has offered help to neighbouring country India overcome the coronavirus crisis, saying he was willing to share Pakistan’s successful Ehsaas Programme, which is a cash-transfer programme for the needy. Sharing a news report claiming that 34 percent of household across India ‘will not be able to survive more than a week without add (additional) assistance’’, the Prime Minister said, “I am ready to offer help and share our successful cash transfer programme, lauded internationally for its reach and transparency, with India”. Describing the programme in another tweet, the Prime Minister said the Pakistani government has successfully transferred more than Rs100 billion to 10 million families. “Our government successfully transferred Rs120 billion in 9 weeks to over 10 million families in a transparent manner to deal with the Covid-19 fallout on the poor.
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