PIA to bear funeral charges of crash victims

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP): Pakistan International Airline, Thursday announced to bear the funeral charges of the victims of the crash of flight PK-661.

According to the PIA Spokesman, “On the directions of Chairman
and CEO PIA, an amount of Rs. 500,000 cash is being given to the next of kin of all the 47 persons who lost their lives in the tragic ATR
crash to meet funeral expenses”.

District managers have been directed to personally visit the
residences of the deceased and hand over the amount to next of kin
of each victim in cash.

This will be followed by a comprehensive compensation package
as per the law, he added.