Budget 2011-12 – 15% increase expected in govt employees salaries
ISLAMABAD (June 2, 2011) : Finance Minister Dr Hafeez Sheikh will announce good news during his budget speech today (Friday) in the National Assembly.
He is expected to announce 15 percent raise in the salaries and pension of government employees. According to sources, there is a proposal of raising taxable income for salaried and non-salaried class from Rs300,000 to Rs350,000. This will benefit 700,000 persons.
(Published in “TheNews” on Friday, June 3, 2011)