CM KP approves compensation package for heirs of flood-affectees
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cabinet, held in Peshawar today with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in the chair, has approved enhancement of compensation package for heirs of people who died due to floods and rains from three-hundred thousand to eight-hundred thousand rupees.
This was stated by Minister for Labor and Culture Shaukat Yousafzai while briefing the media about decisions taken by the provincial cabinet.
It also increased the compensation for damaged houses to four hundred thousand rupees.
The meeting also approved establishment of rescue 1122 centers in districts having mines and minerals to protect the lives of mine workers.
The cabinet expressed satisfaction over the sufficient stock of wheat flour in the province and decided to continue the subsidy by spending thirty-five billion rupees.
Shaukat Yousafzai said the cabinet also approved four point three billion rupees for the construction and designing of irrigation channels in Mohmand dam Hydro Power project.
The Minister said the government is providing a conducive environment to encourage the foreign investment in the province.
Referring to the ongoing negotiations with TTP in Afghanistan Shaukat Yousafzai hoped the talks between Taliban and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will yield positive results.
Source: Radio Pakistan