Kaira challenges govt’s move to ‘rename’ BISP in LHC


LAHORE: PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira on Tuesday moved a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging the government?s move to ?rename? the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP). Qamar Zaman Kaira cited the federal law secretary, the finance secretary and the BISP secretary and director general as respondents. The petitioner, who is also the PPP Central Punjab president, states in his petition that the BISP was launched to provide financial assistance and other social protection and safety cover to economically-distressed persons and families.