१५ चैत्र २०७९, बुधबार
     Wed Mar 29 2023
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PAF vice chair insists on political unity on poverty alleviation issues

24 Feb,Kathmandu: Newly appointed vice chairperson of Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF) Dr Yam Bahadur Thapa has insisted that all political parties despite their varied political ideologies should have common commitments to dealing with serious issues like poverty alleviation.

In his address to a welcome programme oraganised in his honour at PAF central office today, he said his efforts would be developing the Fund as a self-sufficient body.
He said research-based and creative projects, management of mobile funds and meeting the government target for poverty alleviation would be his priorities during his tenure as the PAF vice chair.
The government last Monday appointed Dr Thapa to the post of vice- chair person of PAF that is headed by the Prime Minister.
He received the Ph.D. degree in economics from the Tribhuvan University and had earlier served as the member of the National Planning Commission and as a poverty alleviation expert with the SAARC Secretariat.
The PAF programmes that are in effect since the past 12 years have included some eight hundred thousand poor households of 55 districts.

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