CM Naqvi orders to decrease burial rates
March 22, 2023 05:50 AM
Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi Tuesday took notice of the increase in the burial rates in the cemeteries and ordered to decrease the burial fee from Rs10,000 to Rs3,500, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The burial fee was set at Rs3,500 under the administration of Shehr-e-Khamoshan Authority.
Other expenses on the burial under Shehr-e-Khamoshan Authority will be paid from the government’s treasury.
The Punjab Local Government Department has been ordered to implement the decision to reduce burial rates.
A grant of Rs50 million has been issued to Shehr-e-Khamoshan Authority for burial, operational and repair expenses.
The Punjab Local Government Department has also been directed to complete the ongoing schemes of cemeteries immediately.