Dec 1, 2021- Islamabad: Senator Dr. Sania Nishtar, SAPM was invited to chair the session at high-level national learning event, “Pakistan’s COVID Response: Lessons for Improving Governance”. The learning event was cohosted by Oxford Policy Management, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), and Sub-National Governance (SNG). At the event, Dr. Sania chaired the session themed, “COVID-19 and Social Protection Challenge”. Other speakers and panelists included Dr. Sohail Anwar, Social Protection Adviser, SNG; Secretary Ismat Tahira; Amjad Saqib, CEO, Akhuwat Foundation; and Mazhar Siraj, Senior SD Adviser, FCDO. The event was held as part of the learning agenda under the Pakistan Sub-National Governance (SNG) programme. SNG is a technical assistance programme running from 2020 to 2023, implemented by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and funded by UKAID.