APP16-19 ISLAMABAD: April 19 – Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon and Secretary BISP Qamar Hamid Khan in a group photograph on concluding day of three-day study visit of 14-member Senegalese delegation to BISP. APP

ISLAMABAD, Apr 19 (APP):Three day wrap-up session for visiting Senegalese delegation to Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) concluded here Thursday.
Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon alongwith, Secretary Omar Hamid Khan co-hosted the wrap-up session, said a press release issued here.
The 14 member Senegalese delegation was led by Mr. Gningue Pape Malick Director of the National Cash Transfer Program Senegal, accompanied by Special Advisor to Prime Minister Ms. Ndiaye Adjaratou Diakhou, Advisor to Secretary Mr. Diallo Abdoulaye Djibril and other Social protection specialist from World Bank, based in Senegal.
The Senegalese delegation, while sharing their experience during three-day long study visit expressed their warm gratitude to BISP leadership.
They expressed their study tour as worth-learning experience, while appreciating the BISP Graduation Model, Biometric Verification System, the IT applications and database management system. In addition to that Senegalese also thanked for the warm hospitality by the BISP team during their visit.
Ms. Memon, extended an invitation to the Minister of Senegal to visit Pakistan soon.
Moreover, she shared documentation of the latest NSER 3.0 Model with them, to adopt productive features from it.
She also expressed concern to share IT based applications between the two countries.
The Secretary BISP appreciated the approach of strategic alignment of Senegalese Protection Model with other programmes in Senegal.
Moreover, he shared his views about the untapped private sector in both the countries to sustain this model.
The Secretary BISP termed the study tour “joint-learning” process for both sides and expressed the hope that it would continue the knowledge sharing process in future.