Dec 10, 2020 – Islamabad: Islamabad: In a press conference jointly hosted by Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Division and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MOIB) Pakistan, Sir Michael Barber connected virtually from UK to unveil his independent report entitled, ‘The Ehsaas Programme: Shift from politics of patronage to politics of performance’, together with SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar and Federal Minister for MOIB, Shibli Faraz. The full footage of the press conference can be watched here. Sir Michael Barber is the Chairman and Founder of Delivery Associates. He is one of the world’s leading education reformers, and from 2001 to 2005 was Chief Advisor on Delivery to Prime Minister Tony Blair. His Ehsaas report mainly analyses the first year of the Government’s flagship programme. Outlining the initial steps taken to establish the programme to be transparent, multisectoral and results-driven, it goes on to highlight some of the major achievements to date. The full report can be accessed here.