Gulmit, July 28: Around 180 bank cheques of one lac rupees each were distributed today among IDPs who have lost thier homes to the dammed Hunza River. The chief minister was scheduled to distribute the cheques but due to bad weather he could not visit Gojal Valley.
The cheques were distributed by deputy commissioner, Zafar Waqar Taj, of Hunza – Nagar.
Public circles have hailed the distribution of these cheques and have hoped that the affected people would be able to get the cash in a timely manner.
Let’s inform the readers that the Baitul Maal compensation is in addition to the rehabilitation package announced by the federal government.