Yesterday night, Pakistan’s lady health workers finally ended their protest at Islamabad’s D-Chowk after successful negotiations with the federal government.
The women have been staging a protest in order to urge the government to increase their pay scales and provide them other job benefits. The health workers had said that they will not call off their protest until the government issues a notification on the salary increase.
On Monday, the protesters met Ali Muhammad Khan State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, and put forward their demands and he agreed to them.
As per the reports, According to the result of the negotiation, a committee, with representation from each province, will be formed to address the issues faced by the lady health workers across the country. The health secretaries will also be a part of it.
The federal government will write letters to the inspector generals of each province with instructions to ensure the safety of the health workers.
All the matters regarding pensions and gratuities will be handled by Usman Buzdar (CM) Punjab Chief Minister. Also, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s health committee will oversee the matter too.