Insurance policy draft of 48,000 govt. employees finalized

GILGIT: Parliamentary Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan, Aurangzeb Advocate Thursday said that draft regarding insurance of 48,000 government employees of Gilgit- Baltistan has been finalized and it would be accorded approval in next meeting of the cabinet.

Talking to media, he said under the life and health insurance would be given to government employees under the policy. He said the step of government to provide life and health cover would share the financial burden of government employees.

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said that families of government employees that plunged into financial difficulties after death of sole bread earner would be facilitated through insurance policy. He said that Punjab government has also introduced life health insurance schemes for provincial government employees.

Aurangzeb Advocate said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has also approved Medical Attendants Rules 2016 to provide medical facilities to civil employees and their families.