Punjab interim CM reduces burial fee in graveyards

Dunya News

Grants Rs50 mln to Shehr-e-Khamoshan authority

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Punjab interim Chief Minister (CM) Mohsin Naqvi on Tuesday reduced the burial fee in graveyards from Rs10,000 to Rs3,500.

Mr Naqvi took notice of the increase in the prices and directed the municipal department to ensure the implementation on the direction. The provincial exchequer also granted Rs50 million to the Shehr-e-Khamoshan (graveyards) authority for burial, operational, and maintenance expenses.

On the other hand, the caretaker government also directed the provincial municipal department to complete the schemes initiated by the authority.