Washington Post writes article on Imran’s policy for poverty alleviation

19 Dec, 2018 6:10 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The US media hailed the Prime Minister Imran Khan’s policy for poverty alleviations through ‘chicken plan’.

Imran Khan’s policy to alleviate poverty was become famous and made a place in the international newspaper. An article published in US newspaper “The Washington Post” acknowledged the backyard poultry project of Imran Khan.

The article carries several accounts of Pakistani citizens advocating the ‘chicken plan’ and detailing its numerous merits which will subsequently alleviate the poverty from the country.

The article stated that Pakistan wants to alleviate poverty thorough chicken; however, this was placed for eating in the table of every house in America. In the article, It also said that everyone knows desi chicken and eggs are better than broiler chickens.

“The Pakistani believed that this policy will play best role to make economy better and eradicate the poverty from million houses,” the article highlighted. The newspaper mentioned that the poor family can easily earn 10,000 rupees monthly with five hens.

It is pertinent to mention here that ‘chicken plan’ of Imran Khan which was announced as a national anti-poverty program in a ceremony of 100-day performance on November 29 which was appreciated by the public. The American media also commends the chicken strategy of the prime minister.


In the 100-days performance ceremony, Imrna Khan said the government would provide eggs and chickens to women living in the rural areas, so they can start their own poultry business.

“The project has been tested and the government will provide injections to them for raising the chickens faster,” he had contended.

It may be recalled that, in 2016, Microsoft founder Bill Gates had explained why chickens are the vital solution in poverty eradication.

“I’ve met many people in poor countries who raise chickens, and I have learned a lot about the ins and outs of owning these birds. (As a city boy from Seattle, I had a lot to learn!) It’s pretty clear to me that just about anyone who’s living in extreme poverty is better off if they have chickens.” Gates had said in his personal blog.




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