The Ministry of Finance has ordered all government departments to pay monthly wages, pensions and other benefits to their employees by May 21 (Thursday).
A statement by the ministry says Eidul Fitr is expected to fall on May 25 or May 26, so government employees are due to be paid by May 21.
Meanwhile, owing to the novel coronavirus, the Center has slowly begun reopening some of its offices in the midst of a countrywide lockdown. NADRA offices were also reopened Monday.
Prime Minister Imran Khan says companies under the government’s SOPs will gradually resume service.