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Gvt to give civil servants’ surviving spouses ‘US$500’ funeral assistance

The government says it will with immediate effect pay US$500 in funeral assistance to the bereaved family of any civil servant who passes away, a senior government official has disclosed.

Permenant Secretary for Information, Nick Mangwana has disclosed the news through his microblog Twitter handle.

“Starting immediately, Govt will pay an equivalent US$500 in funeral assistance for any civil servant who passes away.

“This is regardless of any funeral policy the member may have.

“The money is paid to a surviving spouse, adult children or agreed dependent,” he says.




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