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PM Imran to launch web portal supporting individuals rendered jobless due to pandemic

PM Imran to launch web portal supporting individuals rendered jobless due to pandemic

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch a web portal on Saturday to financially support those eligible individuals who have been rendered jobless due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“The web-portal will be made live today by the Prime Minister,” the PM Office’s media wing said in press release.

A web portal has been set up and applications will be invited from those who fall in the categories mentioned in the drop menu of the application, according to the statement.

The press release said that the government has allocated resources to deal with the COVID-19 challenge and for mobilising additional resources, adding that the prime minister has also set up a Corona Relief fund.

Under this initiative, these funds will be disbursed to those who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus crisis. An amount of Rs12,000 would also be given to each individual under the Ehsaas Emergency Cash.

The statement added that the COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented crisis, testing health systems, economies, and societies around the world.