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March 30, 2020

Electricity workers to contribute to national fund

Lahore

March 30, 2020

Lahore:The All Pakistan Wapda Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA has written to the prime minister of Pakistan, the federal minister for energy and Wapda chairman that the workers employed in Wapda/electricity distribution companies are ready to contribute one-day pay to the national fund established by the prime minister to fight the coronavirus threat.

The decision was taken by the union representing 140,000 workforce engaged in Wapda/electricity distribution companies all over the country. Khurshid Ahmad, general secretary of the union, has informed the prime minister, and federal energy minister and the Wapda chairman accordingly. Meanwhile, the union has contributed Rs200,000 to the fund from its meagre resources. Khurshid Ahmad also appealed to the Wapda/electricity workers to take full care of their health in the wake of threat of coronavirus.