RAWALPINDI: To support national efforts in fight against COVID-19, scientists, engineers and employees of National Command Authority (NCA) and Strategic Plans Division (SPD) have contributed their salaries in COVID-19 Relief Fund, the ISPR said on Tuesday. As per decision, employees of Special Pay Scale 11 to 14 have contributed three days’ salary, employees of Special Pay Scale 8 to 10 two days’ salary while employees of Special Pay Scale 1 to 7 have contributed one day salary to the fund., Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza has also contributed one month pay to COVID-19 Relief Fund.
Pakistan Navy has also lined-up its resources to counter implications of coronavirus across the country.
In this perspective, Pakistan Navy has decided to contribute in Corona Relief Fund. Vehemently demonstrating the nobility, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi will donate one month salary in Corona Relief Fund raised to combat the pandemic, the spokesman of Pakistan Navy on Tuesday said.
Besides, officers of the rank of Vice Admiral to Commodore will contribute their three days' salary, whereas officers of captain rank and below including civilian officers will donate two days' salary in the wake of national noble cause. In addition, chief petty officers, sailors and navy civilian staff will also contribute their one day salary in the Corona Relief.
It may be pointed out here that Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force had already announced similar decision of making contributions to the Corona Relief Fund.