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Punjab Chief Minister accords approval to increase Artist Welfare Support Fund to tune of three crore rupees

Lahore, January 07, 2017 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has accorded approval to increase Artist Welfare Support Fund to the tune of three crore rupees. After this, the volume of Artist Welfare Support Fund will increase from two crore rupees to five crore rupees.

The Chief Minister has said that increase in Artist Welfare Support Funds has been made to lessen the financial difficulties of needy artists as welfare and look after of the artistes promoting different arts is our responsibility. Process of financial support to genuine artists will be continued in future as well, he added. The Chief Minister directed Secretary Information to spend this money for the welfare of only genuine and deserving artists.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Ghaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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