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Media Update: United Nations Pakistan, 6 May 2022

09 May 2022

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WFP - MEDIA ADVISORY‎: National School Meals Consultation



MEDIA ADVISORY‎– invite-only event

National School Meals Consultation

When: 10 May 2022, 10:00 am

Where: Crystal Ballroom, Marriott Hotel, Islamabad

What: You are cordially invited to a two-day National School Meals Consultation that the Ministry of Planning Commission and Special Initiatives and Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Nets Division, Government of Pakistan has organized in collaboration with the World Food Programme in Islamabad. The national consultation on school meals will engage provincial and federal level line ministries, private sector, non-government organizations, media, youth, and bilateral agencies and development partners. The overall goal of the consultation is to develop a road map toward a national policy and context-specific strategies for school meal programmes in Pakistan.


· Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Minister, Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Govt of Pakistan

· Dr. Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, Deputy Chairman, Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Govt of Pakistan

· Chris Kaye, WFP Representatives & Country Director

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