Salaries for govt employees hiked by 15ptc: Fawad Chaudhry


Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced att 15 percent increase in salaries of government employees, saying that the economy is growing and its positive impact will be transferred to salaried class.
Fawad Chaudhry announced an increase in salaries of government employees through his Twitter handle after the federal finance ministry shared that government employees from BPS-1 to 19 will be given a disparity allowance from March.
“The employees will get 15 percent disparity allowance on their running basic salary,” it said and added that the provincial governments are also suggested to follow the suit.
Fawad Chaudhry in his message said that after the Sehat card, the government has increased salaries by 15 percent. “The economy is growing and God Willing salaries will see a further increase in the next one year,” he said.
He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is making Pakistan an Islamic welfare state and all measures are being taken with regard to fulfilling the agenda.It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Naushki has announced to increase salaries of FC and Rangers.
Sheikh Rasheed a day later said that the salaries of security forces as announced by prime minister Imran Khan will be raised from March. “I have also requested the prime minister to increase salaries of civil employees,” he said.