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As reported by Samaa TV, Sindh Government will be paying daily wage laborers amid lockdown of the province due to coronavirus. Apparently, the money will be transferred through a mobile application.

There are 1613 confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan from which 28 have recovered while 19 have died. Sindh has a total number of 502 cases that confirms Dawn. (30th March)

The amount will be issued to the laborers against their Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) number. They can collect the amount by presenting their ID and their mobile phones to respective authorities.

For laborers who don’t have an ID, the Sindh government has requested NADRA, the FIA, FBR, and State Bank to help verify these individuals.

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Who is not entitled to this money? 

  1. Anybody who has traveled abroad except for Hajj or pilgrimage is not entitled to this money.

2. Anybody who has more than RS. 10,000 in their banks won’t be eligible either.

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