20% increase in salaries FG orders issuance of notification.
ISLAMABAD, June 22, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- 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 Quami 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)