Punjab govt, lady health workers reach agreement to end sit-in
LAHORE: The Punjab government and lady health workers on Thursday have reached an agreement to end the four-day long sit-in outside the Punjab Assembly, ARY News reported.
Sources said that the lady heath workers would announce to the end sit-in shortly. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar have formed a committee to address the issues of lady heath workers after the successful dialogues between Punjab Law Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja and the protesters.
CM Buzdar appointed Punjab law minister Basharat Raja as head of the redressal committee while health minister, finance secretary and other officials were the part of the committee, said sources.
The committee would review service structure of the lady heath workers and would devise a comprehensive strategy to meet the demands of the protestors.
Lady health workers’ representative, Rukhsana Noor told the journalists that the government had accepted their three basic demands and soon they would announce to end the sit-in.
The lady health workers were demanding of the government to revise their service structure, scale up-gradation , regularization of ad hoc employees and payment of outstanding salaries.