Cabinet approves 15% increase in salaries for govt employees

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Friday approved a 15% increase in the salaries of federal government employee and a 5% increase in pensions.

A day earlier, Finance Minister Miftah Ismail had announced that Pakistan and International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreed to increase the salaries of public sector employees. He, however, had said that the salaries of government employees will be increased as per the economic situation of the country.