Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar has announced to raise salaries of government employees by 10 percent following recommendations of the committee.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar had constituted a committee to review the possibility of an increase in the salaries of government servants on late Thursday.
Talking to media outside Parliament house, Dar said the committee formed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recommended increase in salaries by 7 percent to 10 percent.
he PML-N budget was widely criticized for not raising the salary of government employees’, while the prices of all commodities including milk, sugar, cigarettes, petrol, diesel and CNG were raised because of the raise in the GST.
On Saturday, Dar said raise in salary of government employees would be effective from July 01.