Newspapers dues being cleared
KARACHI – Adviser to Chief Minister 5indh for Information Salahuddin Haider has directed for expeditious clearance of dues outstanding to newspapers, of more then eight to nine years.
Accordingly, the first installments of over Rs20 million have been paid in cheques to various newspapers for the period till September 1999. Cheques have already been issued.
The remaining amount of over Rs45 million will be paid soon after the budget possibly next month. Ever since, Advisor has taken over, he has been trying to Ii streamline the department’s activities.
More and more newspapers and periodicals have been brought under the revenue list and payments dates have been defined.
Source: The Nation