Senate approves increase in Salary of government employees

The Senate of Pakistan has approved a recommendation for an increase in salaries of government employees.

The standing committee on Finance has approved a 10 percent increase in the salary of government employees.

Meeting of the finance committee was chaired by Senator Farooq H. Naik here in Islamabad.

It is pertinent to mention that the federal government of PTI didn’t advise increase in government employees’ salaries that faces serious criticism and reaction.

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Meanwhile, the PML-N senator Kulsoom Parveen demanded to remove tax levy on school fees. “Tax should be imposed on those who are paying more than 200,000 school fees yearly”.

The standing committee also approved the allocation of Rs8 billion for locusts’ invasion.

In the meantime, the Senate standing committee also approved recommendations of a 100 percent increase in FED, also presented by Senator Kalsoom Perveen