Kamyab Pakistan Programme to be unveiled on August 9
ISLAMABAD: The government will launch the Kamyab Pakistan Programme on August 9, a senior government official said.
Chairing a consultative meeting held to finalise the arrangements for the launch of the programme, Federal Minister for Finance Shaukat Tarin said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch the government’s largest welfare project.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar and high officials of the ministry attended the meeting, a statement issued by the Finance Ministry said.
The finance minister said with the help of the programme, the prime minister wanted to bring hundreds of thousands of people out of poverty.
Tarin said that the prime minister had decided, in principle, to boost the welfare projects in the country, adding that the Kamyab Pakistan Programme would include various projects, including housing, skill development and soft loans.
Further, health cards and agriculture services would also be made part of the programme, he said.
Usman Dar said that billions of rupees were being allocated under the programme, adding that under the programme, people would get interest-free loans of up to Rs0.5 million and the poor farmers would also get interest-free loans to start their businesses.
The government would also provide technical education to one member of each deserving family, he added.
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