ISLAMABAD (ET): Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan Syed Mehdi Shah has said that like the other four provinces, group insurance for the public servants would be provided in the region.
Shah said this while presiding over a meeting with senior officials of Punjab government and State Life Insurance officials at a local hotel on Saturday.
A detailed and comprehensive presentation was presented by State Life officials to guide the meeting participants about various insurance proposals that they had drawn up for government servants of GB.
Presently, no insurance package has been given to GB and Azad Kashmir government employees.
Former additional chief secretary Punjab, Mian Khuda Baksh gave details about the insurance package being extended to Punjab government servants. He said he will also visit G-B by November 9, where he will hold a meeting with the cabinet members in this regard.
It was decided in the meeting that G-B government will study the Punjab government group insurance model.
Chief Secretary GB Sajjad Saleem Hotiana, former additional chief secretary Mian Khuda Bakhs, Asfar Hayat, Director State Life Insurance, Secretary Environment Saeed Iqbal Wahlah, DG Rescue 1122 Dr Rizwan Naseer, and senior officials were also present on this occasion.