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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.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 22, 2009
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