ISLAMABAD – The federal government is reportedly considering a 10-15 percent increase in salaries and pensions of government employees, local media said.
The decision could be taken in the annual budget 2017-18 by merging 50pc ad hoc allowances into the basic pay.
According to the sources, the first working has started on the directions of Finance Ministry. The recommendation would merge 50pc of the ad hoc allowances into the basic salary, and an increment of 10 percent will be given to the government employees.
Also, 15 percent increase is expected to be given in pensions.
Other recommendations under consideration were to increase the allowances including medical, housing and others. The decision will be taken at the end of April after the Finance Ministry receives the summary of recommendations.