Welcome to Povertia
Povertia is a poor country. There have been many development programmes over the years but around three quarters of the rural population remain in abject poverty.
Now a new Minister has taken over the Ministry of Rural Development. He is an energetic and committed man. He was a senior manager in an international development finance institution and is determined to use his knowledge and experience to alleviate, and then eliminate, the curse of rural poverty from the country.
The Ministry has just released a copy of his latest speech to the press.