The Minister of State for Revenue Hamad Azhar told in the budget meeting that there was no increase in the salaries of the employees of grade 21 and 22 by the federal government.
According to the report, during the budget meeting in the National Assembly, he said that 10 percent increase in salary of federal cabinet grade has been approved, while grade 5 has been approved for 17 to 20. Similarly, ten percent increase in retired employees’ pension has been approved.
He said that salaries of grade 21 and 22 government workers were not increased because they decided to sacrifice their increase in salaries due to the economic situation of the country.
Federal cabinet has approved 10 percent increase from grade 1 to 16 employees. Similarly, ten percent increase in retired employees’ pension has been approved.