20% increase in salaries: Federal Government orders issuing of notification.
ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Federal Government has
issued directives to cabinet division to issue notification with regard
to 20 percent increase in salaries and pension of Federal Government
employees. Sources told Private TV Channel, majority of members'
national assembly and senators during budget speech in the Parliament
house demanded increase in salaries and pension of federal Government
employees by 20 percent. Some days ago, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza
Gilani met with delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in which he
agreed to enhance salaries and pension of employees on their demands.
According to media report, the employees also declared increase in their
salaries in the budget for fiscal year in 2009-10 as insufficient in
accordance with the inflation. Punjab Government would also issue the
notification in this respect.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)