Industrial Relations, Labour-management News - National and International - Centre Asked to Give Wwb Funds to Provinces


The adviser to the Sindh chief minister on labour has urged the federal government to transfer the administrative control of the Workers Welfare Board (WWB) and its funds to the provinces so that they can solve the issues being faced by workers.

Chairing the third meeting of the Sindh Workers Welfare Board (SWWB) at the Sindh Employees Social Security Institution on August 20, Senator Saeed Ghani said the funds of the WWB should be distributed among the provinces according to their share so that development schemes for betterment of workers could be implemented.

Sindh labour secretary Rasheed Solangi, industries and commerce secretary Raheem Soomro, SWWB secretary Shah Mohammed Shah, Sindh Revenue Board Tax adviser Mohammed Mushtaque and senior labour leader Habibuddin Junaidi and others attended the meeting.

Ghani said that owing to non-transfer of funds to provinces, not only day-to-day affairs of the SWWB were suffering, but its welfare programmes in the fields of health, education, dowry, etc...

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