PM asks for proposals for concession in power, gas bills to BISP beneficiaries

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Sunday directed Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Farzana Raja to consult ministries of Water and Power and Petroleum on providing concession to poor in electricity and gas bills. After holding discussion with the relevant ministries, the BISP Chairperson will present her proposals to the Prime Minister.The concession in utility bills will be provided to those who are benefitting from Benazir Income Support Programme.The Prime Minister asserted that the primary objective of the government would be to alleviate poverty of the people – App