LAHORE: Punjab’s Minister for Information Fayyaz Ul Hassan Chohan has paid rich tributes to the journalist community for their work against the global pandemic coronavirus.
In his statement on Friday, Fayyaz Ul Hassan Chohan said that the Punjab government will issue Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in the wake of coronavirus for the Journalists adding that the government is also bringing a package for the journalists.
The Minister informed that the provincial government will pay all outstanding dues on the government to the media adding that as many as 10 journalists will be given the award after winning the war against the coronavirus.
He said that the media houses will also be provided with concession in taxes while he also announced to provide kits to the newspapers hawkers for the prevention of the coronavirus.
Announcing the compensation amount, he said that Rs One million will be paid to those who lost their lives in the coronavirus while Rs one lakh will be paid to those who are battling the virus.