LAHORE (APP) - Pakistan Post Office under Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) has delivered 8,000 forms each to all the Senators and Members of the National Assembly across the country. Federal Minister for Postal Services Mir Israr Ullah Zehri talking to APP this afternoon said the government had launched this scheme to facilitate the 3.5 million poor people at their doorsteps. He said Rs 2,000 money order would be delivered to all poor beneficiaries after every two month throughout country. He said that data provided by the Senators and MNAs will be sent to NADRA for verification and later after approval, the money orders will be delivered directly by Postman concerned to the genuine beneficiaries. He appreciated the role of Pakistan Post Office (PPO) for quick and successful delivery of Rs 1000 money order per needy family across the Punjab province in a transparent manner under Food Support Scheme Punjab. PPO has successfully completed the two phases of the scheme under which during the first phase, an amount of Rs 731950000 was delivered among 3,65,975 while in second phase a sum of Rs 620729000 was given to 6,20,729 beneficiaries after proper verification by the postmen concerned. Mir Israr Ullah Zehri said that steps are being taken to further improve the overall working of the PPO on modern lines to compete the private sector. He said no private courier service could compete PPO in terms of delivery of postal services at affordable rates in every nook and corner of the country. He said that entire network of postal services will be fully computerised soon and all post offices will be linked with master computer at their respective headquarters. He said in order to provide a fast and reliable service for money transfer from foreign countries, PPO has entered into an agreement with the Western Union for electronic money transfer. The minister said that PPO registered an overall 35 per cent increase in revenue because of successful launching Punjab government scheme in the province. He said at the end of every phase, the incentives were paid to PPO staff for rendering extra services. He said soon a toll free telephone to be installed at his office in Islamabad would be announced for entertaining complaints and proposals for further improvement in postal services. Chairman and DG Postal Services Pakistan Muhammad Ahmad Mian said that in order to fully ensure transparent delivery of money orders to needy people, all postmen in the country will be allotted code number displaying on their chest for their identification so that action could be taken against them in case of any complaint. Postmaster General Punjab Shamshad Hussain Khan said that any aggrieved person could lodge complaint at following address for prompt action. Business community united against India Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry and all other chambers and entire business community across the country stand united with the government in the wake of Indian threats following the Mumbai incident. Addressing a high level meeting of the presidents and office-bearers of chambers of commerce and industries, trade bodies and associations drawn from all over the country, Federation President Tanvir Ahmad Sheikh Sunday said that India instead of addressing its home grown militancy is hurling threats to Pakistan. He said that according to International Law, India must provide solid proof and concrete evidence to Pakistan failing which all accusations are regarded unfounded and baseless. He said that Pakistan is a peace loving country and its politically elected leadership including President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani always strongly condemned the menace of terrorism throughout the world. Co-Chairman Businessman Panel and veteran trade leader Iftikhar Ali Malik said India being the largest democratic state in the world must demonstrate the highest degree of responsibility, patience and tolerance instead of hurling threats. He, on behalf of entire business community, categorically assured the government that traders would place their all resources at the disposal of the government in case of any external aggression. Federation Vice President Zubair M Tufail said that Pakistan is still victim of terrorism and will continue its efforts to stamp out this menace. He said that Pakistan is always ready to negotiate with India for the settlement of all outstanding disputes and other issues through negotiations.