PM approves increase in stipend for BISP beneficiaries

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ISLAMABAD, Feb 13 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has approved increase in the annual stipend to Benazir Income Support Progamme (BISP) beneficiaries from Rs. 18,000 to 18,800 per annum. Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, in a statement here Saturday, said that he had detailed discussion with the Prime  Minister regarding increase in the stipend for BISP beneficiaries.