DC Sibbi confirmed the tragic incident saying five laborers succumbed to remote-controlled blast while five more conceded injuries
The deceased miners were busy working inside the coal mine when the poisonous gas spread suddenly and filled the place.
Usman Buzdar took notice of the incident and sought a report from the Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore.
The minister said a new E-passport would be launched from April 28 next year and it would help maintain data on modern lines and improve the country’s image abroad.
An amount of Rs 100,000 was also raised under a death grant for labourers.
PM was addressing an online global summit organised by the International Labour Organisation on coronavirus.
Around six million labourers will be provided Rs 12,000 under a new category of Ehsaas programme to be named as ‘Mazdoor ka Ehsaas Programme’.
The finance adviser to the prime minister, Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, will chair a meeting of Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to discuss nine-point agenda on Wednesday (tomorrow)
Labourers in the construction and manufacturing sector were the ones affected badly from the impact of the virus.