District: (Marvi urges Sialkot exporters to provide jobs to poor)

SIALKOT: Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon has sought active Corporate Social Response (CSR) from Sialkot exporters, asking them to come forward and play their pivotal role in providing job opportunities to as many as 20000 most poor families in Sialkot district, by giving a helping hand to BISP after indulging Sialkot district’s these most poor families in to the jobs at their (Sialkot exporters) factories.

She said that according to the fresh data illustrated by the BISP, there were as many as 20000 most poor families in Sialkot district and these families were getting financial support of Rs.1500 per family per month.

She asked the opulent and trendy Sialkot exporters to come forward and provide jobs to these poor families in their factories after giving them the necessary training of the advanced skills, saying that this was an important step which would also help to overcome the menace of the shortage of the skilled labour in Sialkot factories as well.

She made this appeal while addressing a largely attended important meeting of Sialkot exporters held at the auditorium of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) here on Thursday.

SCCI President Fazal Jillani, SVP Mir Alamgir Meyer , VP Malik Naseer Ahmed and Chairman Pakistan Gloves Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PGMEA) Mohammad Younas were also present on this occasion.

Marvi Memon highly hailed the social and corporate services of Sialkot exporters and said that it would be a great good deed if the Sialkot exporters provide the job opportunities to Sialkot district’s above-mentioned 20000 most poor families.

She said that BISP has started close liaison with the country’s business community and this was being intended by BISP to seek CSR by the businessmen. She said she has started this revolutionary step from Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), starting this revolution from Sialkot.