ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan government has decided not to increase the salaries of employees of 18 departments by 25%.
A summary of the decision not to increase pay will be tabled in the Cabinet tomorrow for approval.
According to the Finance Ministry summary, the salaries of the employees working in the Presidency, Prime Minister House, Senate, National Assembly, Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), health department, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), high courts, Islamabad Police, Motorway Police, and Airport Security Force (ASF) will not be raised.
The other departments include the International Bureau (IB), Parliamentary Affairs Division and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA.
According to the summary, employees who are already receiving 100% ad hoc relief will also not get an increase in their salaries.
Government employees had recently staged a protest in Islamabad against a non-increase of salaries after which the government decided to increase the salaries of some government employees.