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Health insurance for journalists govt’s historic step: Tarar

Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb announced the health insurance scheme for journalists and media workers while presenting the budget earlier in the day

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Health insurance for journalists govt’s historic step: Tarar
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Islamabad: Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National Heritage and Culture Attaullah Tarar Wednesday congratulated the journalists and media workers following the announcement of their health insurance in the Federal Budget 2024-25 presented in the National Assembly.

Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Aurangzeb announced the health insurance scheme for journalists and media workers while presenting the budget earlier in the day.

“The provision of health insurance to journalists is a historic step that will help ensure health and welfare of media workers of our country,” the minister said in a news statement.

According to Tarar, as many as 5,000 journalists and media workers would be given health insurance in the first phase of the scheme, while 10,000 more would get the facility in the second phase.

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