Islamabad, September 21, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Joint Action Committee of Federal Hospitals, accompanied by Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, MNA met the Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here Monday morning. The meeting had further deliberations on demand of doctors and paramedics of federal hospitals for unfreezing the health allowance. Finance Minister on this occasion said that he was sincerely making efforts to resolve the issue regarding the Health Allowance.
He apprised the Committee that the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Law and Capital Administration and Development Division(CADD) were working together to find a practical solution to the problem. The Minister said the government is fully committed and sincere in addressing the concerns of the Joint Action Committee.
It was decided that another meeting would be held to consider the matter soon after return of the Finance Minister from his official visit abroad. Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance and CADD attended the meeting.
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