ISLAMABAD, Aug 29 (APP): The Senate Sub-Committee on Problems of
Less Developed Areas Tuesday expressed its concern over non-payment of
salaries to employees of National Commission for Human Development
(NCHD) despite commitment by the Finance Ministry.
The committee met here at the Parliament House with Senator
Rubina Irfan in the chair. Besides senators Nisar Muhammad and
Mukhtiar Ahmed Dhamra, officials of the NCHD and Finance Ministry
attended the meeting.
The Ministry of Finance officials assured the committee in its
meeting Thursday that supplementy grant would be released to NCHD
within three days and its employees would get salary on August 28.
The committee chairperson expressed her dismay that the
officials of the ministries of finance and education, and NHCD
were not briefing the committee about the factual position regarding
the issues being faced by the NHCD employmees since long.
Senator Nisar asked the officials resolve the issues of NHCD
employees instead of shifting responsibility to on antother.
The next committee meeting will be held on August 30.