LAHORE (PR) - WAPDA should allow upgradation of pay scales of the staff employed at hydel power stations and provide special relief to the dependents of the employees who die during the course of employment, as allowed by the federal government. Adequate resources should also be allocated to develop new hydel power stations and dams.

These demands were raised through a resolution passed in a national conference of Wapda hydel power stations & water employees employed at Tarbela, Warsak, Mangla and Ghazi Brothera and other hydel power houses and dams. The event, organized by All Pakistan WAPDA Hydro Electric Workers Union CBA, was held under the presidentship of Khurshid Ahmed, general secretary of the Union.