PM approves Rs 50,000 compensation for each stranded family in Saudi Arabia

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ISLAMABAD, Aug 5 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday approved compensation amount of Rs. 50,000 per family of the Pakistanis stranded in Saudi Arabia.

“The Prime Minister has approved a total amount of Rs. 500 million to be distributed amongst the families of 10,000 stranded Pakistanis,” a PM’s Office statement said.

The Prime Minister directed the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development to prepare authenticated lists of the concerned families at the earliest.

He directed that disbursement of cheques must be ensured as early as possible.