UN Resident Coordinator Mr. Julien Harneis, visited SPO Regional Office in Turbat on August 24 2022. A detailed orientation on the overall GRASP project interventions and progress was shared by Regional Head Mehrab Ali.
While visiting Kech and Panjgur districts, he also met 15 women and 16 men SMEs in person with keen interest during the session on business feasibility, best agriculture practices and losses in businesses due to recent monsoon rains. The efforts of SMEs and displayed value chain products on stalls were significantly appreciated and valued.
His overall views on the initiative were encouraging and positive. He admired the team work of international Trade Centre (ITC), Food & Agriculture Organization( FAO), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fun (PPAF) and Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) and showed his trust and confidence on the successful results of GRASP project that will certainly contribute in bringing huge difference in the lives of struggling entrepreneurs. He promised for extending his continued support to make it a success.