ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – The federal government on Sunday decided to pay fixed medical risk allowance to the doctors and paramedical staff of federal hospitals.

The decision was conveyed to the Joint Action Committee of Federal Hospitals during talks with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad.

Notification about the payment of the allowance will be issued on the 31st of this month after completing formalities.

Later talking to the media persons, the Finance Minister said, in view of their job nature, the fixed medical risk allowance is right of the employees of the hospitals.

He said the employees of federal hospitals in one to twenty two grade will get this allowance in the salaries of November.