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Sindh cabinet approves 20% raise in salaries, Rs25,000 minimum wage

KARACHI: The Sindh cabinet on Tuesday approved the provincial budget for the fiscal year 2021-22 with an outlay of Rs1.47 trillion. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over a special meeting of the provincial cabinet to discuss and approve

City warden loses life over non-payment of salaries

KARACHI: The non-payment of salaries has affected the lives of wardens who are facing immense financial hardship. City warden Yousuf Mumtaz, who was troubled by economic woes, suffered a brain hemorrhage which resulted in his death. He was suffering from

Govt announces 25% increase in salaries for federal employees

ISLAMABAD: The government has announced twenty five percent increase in the salaries of federal government employees on an “ad-hoc” basis, amid protests by hundreds of government employees. This was stated by Minister for Defense Pervez Khattak, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid

Federal capital turns into ‘war zone’ as govt employees clash with police

ISLAMABAD: The federal capital turned into a war zone as police baton-charged and fired tear gas shells at protesting government employees as they attempted to march towards parliament on Wednesday. According to details, a heavy contingent of police tear-gassed hundreds

Lawmakers’ pay raise

An exponential rise in lawmaker’s salaries and other perks and privileges when the economy is going through an economic crisis is baffling. The fact that Senators drafted a bill seeking a two-fold increase in their salaries shows their indifference to