June 17, 2020 – Larkana: Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Ehsaas Emergency Cash Disbursement Centre at Sachal Colony, Larkana. The PM, on the occasion, interacted with emergency cash assistance recipients and inquired about their financial condition, particularly in the context of COVID-19. Special Assistant to the PM on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania Nishtar briefed the PM that the Ehsaas Emergency Cash of Rs. 60 billion is being distributed among a total of 5 million deserving families in the Sindh. Dr. Nishtar then continued, “In Larkana alone, around 185,000 families would be benefited from the Ehsaas Emergency Cash and 115,000 of them have already been provided the cash assistance.” “Total sum of Rs 2.2 billion would be distributed among the deserving families in Larkana and for the purpose about 36 cash distribution centres have been established in Larkana”, she added. The Prime Minister was also accompanied by Governor Sindh, Imran Ismail, Federal Minister for Privatization, Muhammad Mian Soomro, Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Syed Ali Zaidii, SAPM on Information Lt. Gen. (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Sindh President, Haleem Adil Shaikh. Footage can be watched here.