Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal extends support to earthquake victims of Gilgit-Baltistan

Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) has extended support to the earthquake victims of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).


The Governor GB Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon and the Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar visited the Roundu District and other earthquake-affected areas of Gilgit-Baltistan and presented financial assistance cheques to them.

The governor GB expressed his determination for taking every possible measure to rehabilitate the victims’ families.

On the occasion, the managing director PBM said the financial assistance is being provided to the doorstep of the earthquake-affected families following the directions of the Prime Minister.

As many as 100 earthquake victims were provided financial assistance from PBM; Rs 50,000 were provided to each family to re-build their houses, injured persons were provided Rs 30,000 each, and the family of a deceased person was given Rs 100,000 financial support.

Further, wheelchairs and elbow crutches were also presented to persons with disabilities.

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