PBM extends support to GB’s quake victims


Islamabad: Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) has extended support to the earthquake victims of Gilgit-Baltistan. GB Governor Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon and Managing Director PBM, Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar visited district Roundu and other earthquake affected areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and presented financial assistance cheques to them.

According to a statement issued here on Thursday, the GB Governor expressed his determination for taking every possible measure to rehabilitate the victim families. On the occasion, Managing Director PBM said the financial assistance is being provided to the doorstep of the earthquake affected families, following the directions of the Prime Minister.

As many as 100 earthquake victims were provided financial assistance from PBM. Rs50,000/ were provided to the each family to re-build their houses, injured persons were provided Rs.30,000/- each and the family of a deceased person was given Rs.100,000/- financial support. Besides, wheel chairs and elbow crutches were also presented to the persons with disabilities.

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