PAL providing financial assistance to more than 500 writers, poets

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP): Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) is providing monthly financial assistance of Rs 5,000 per month to more than 500 writers, poets and bereaved families of deceased writers. “Besides monthly stipends, lump-sum financial assistance is also paid to ailing writers for medical treatment and to their bereaved families on the recommendations of local literary organizations,” an official of PAL told APP.