Punjab government has decided to waive off taxes amounting to 18 billion rupees besides distribution of 4000 rupees among 2.5 million families across the province.
Chief Minister Usman Ahmad Buzdar said ten billion rupees allocated for poor people affected by lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
Chief Minister said employment of a large number of people affected from coronavirus especially daily wagers.
He also announced that, keeping in view the pandemic, the government has decided to remit 90-day imprisonment of the prisoners in Punjab prisons.
Earlier Chief Minister of Usman Buzdar has said that looking after the labour community is top priority of government.
Chief Minister Punjab said laborers are suffering more during current circumstances and the government will provide them relief through economic package.