The head of Department for International Development in Pakistan Joanna Ried says the organization will continue assisting Pakistan to help achieve the objectives of Vision-2025 and the global Sustainable Development Goals.

Talking to Radio Pakistan's News and Current Affairs Channel today, she said DFID is assisting Pakistan Government to ensure provision of basic services to people including education and health, economic growth and good governance.

She said education and poverty alleviation are being given special attention so that the children in Pakistan have bright future and the country gains sustainable development.

To a question, the DFID Pakistan head said the organization has also launched a food fortification programme in Pakistan at a cost of 42 million ponds to create awareness among the people about natural food sources for their healthy life.

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