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PPAF Launches Tabeer-o-Tameer Fund to Strengthen Local Support Organizations

October 12, 2018

QUETTA: On 12th October, 2018, PPAF organised a half-day conference in Quetta for developing strong linkages between duty bearers and community institutions in Quetta, Balochistan. The objective was to empower Local Support Organisations (LSOs) to strengthen socio-economic development through PPAF’s Tabeer-o-Tameer Fund initiative. The project supports the development of community driven institutions through consistent financial and technical support, in order to facilitate initiatives for sustainable development in Balochistan.

The LSO conference was attended by government officials from Balochistan including PPAF Chairperson, Ms. Roshan Khursheed Bharucha, Secretary Environment, Mr. Saboor Kakar, Secretary Education, Mr. Noor Ul Haq, Director General, Research, Agriculture, Balochistan, Dr. Javed Tareen, and Chief Engineer, Planning and Design PHE Department Mr. Javed Ahmad.

In the closing remarks, PPAF Chairperson, Ms. Roshan Khursheed Bharucha emphasised on the need for local communities to step forward and take charge of their destiny by sheer will, hard work, and by ensuring inclusion of women in the process of development. She ensured PPAF’s continued support for local communities to alleviate poverty in Balochistan.