NWFP regrets giving Eid bonus to employees on Eid-ul-Fitr.
PESHAWAR, September 10, 2009 (Frontier Star): The NWFP government
has regretted giving Eid Bonus to employees on the occasion of
Eid-ul-Fitr due to financial crises, informed sources said on Thursday.
According to sources, the provincial government was considering proposal
to give Eid Bonus besides salary to employees on the occasion of
Eid-ul-Fitr and the provincial government has sought opinion from the
Finance Department, while it had also contacted the Federal Finance
Department for funds. Sources said due to unavailability of funds from
the Finance Department, the government regretted giving Eid bonus to
employees. The bonus was expected between Rs. 500 to Rs.1000 and the
Finance Department has refused paying it due to unavailability of funds
and Federal Finance Department has also refused giving funds in this
regard also. It may be mentioned here that the Punjab government has
approved Rs.1000 Eid bonus to its employees on the occasion of
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)