Thursday, March 22, 2007

Pakistan wants Yunus to set up micro-credit operation

Pakistan President Pervez Musharaff has requested Muhammad Yunus to set up a Grameen type operation in Pakistan, and also provide technical advice for poverty alleviation schemes in Pakistan.

The Daily Star News

On his part, Yunus asked Pakistan to do the following:
Prof Yunus suggested the Pakistan prime minister to set up social business enterprise like Gameen-Danone Yogurt company to improve nutrition status of the poor.

He also urged the Pakistani leaders to establish a social stock market in which the social enterprises could be enlisted for trading their shares.

1 comment:

Mariam Bokhari said...

so what happened??