Civil society, politicians welcome launching of PM cash emergency program for jobless people
PESHAWAR: People from all walks of life including politicians and civil society here Tuesday welcomed the launching of PM cash emergency program for jobless people and termed it a major relief to poor segment of society in the wake of coronavirus crisis.
Syed Ishtiaq Urmar, Provincial Minister for Environment and Forest while highly appreciating the program said that distribution of Rs12,000 per poor jobless person would help minimize economic woes of the downtrodden people.
Economic expert Sumbul Riaz has also lauded the Prime Minister’s Cash Emergency Program for jobless people and termed it a leap forward towards socioeconomic empowerment of the people.
She said COVID-19 lockdown has adversely affected economic growth and strict fiscal and monetary policies were required to bring economy back on track.
Professor Dr Muhammad Naeem also welcomed PM Cash Emergency Program that would help the poor.
He said opening of transport and trains services was a praiseworthy steps ahead of Eidul Fitr that would help employees of Government, labourers, daily wagers and mines workers to celebrate Eid with their loved ones. – APP