Govt approves Rs8.8 million for two killed polio workers
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Wednesday approved Rs8.8million for two lady health workers killed during anti-polio campaign last year.
On the recommendations of Health Department Swabi and local administration, Finance Department has approved compensation amount of Rs3.3 million cash and 1.1 million each would also be given to their heirs under the head of plot.
Both the anti-polio workers including Shakeela Naz and Ghuncha Sartaj were gunned down at Mirali-Shewa Road on January 29 during administering polio drops.
The compensation amount would be handed over to families of polio workers after completion of formalities by Health department. – APP