Published On: Sat, Jun 10th, 2023
Published in Category: Islamabad

Health insurance for journalist earmarked, Information Minister

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Islamabad: Federal Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb has said on Friday that first time in the budget health insurance for journalist has been allocated.

"I am very happy to announce that for the first time in the budget, health insurance for journalists has been allocated" said Federal Minister for Information.

She further said that one billion rupees has been earmarked for this purpose in the budget of the financial year 2023-24.

"I thank Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar for providing money for this important step, as the Minister of Information, it was one of my prime objectives to provide this facility to working journalists, especially in their time of need." said Maryam Aurangzeb on social media website.