Budget 2013-14: No increase in salary for govt employees

salary-government-employees-budgetThe Federal Cabinet has decided not to raise the salary of government employees in the Federal Budget 2013-14 here on Wednesday.

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said: “We cannot afford to increase the salaries of government workers under the prevailing circumstances.”

The cabinet also decided to fix the minimum pension of retired workers at Rs 5,000 with 10 percent raise. The federal cabinet alos approved the draft of the Federal Budget 2013-14.