ISLAMABAD: The government has announced 25 percent ad hoc allowance for all federal employees of Basic Pay Scale 1 to 19.
This was stated by Minister for Defense Pervez Khattak, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan at a news conference in Islamabad on Thursday.
“Notification of the ad hoc allowance will be issued today. This allowance will continue till the recommendations of Pay and Pension Commission,” said Pervez Khattak.
He said the provincial governments will also be recommended to provide the ad hoc allowance to their employees.
Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid said salaries of employees in scale 20 and above will also be increased in the next budget.
Sheikh Rashid announced the release of all the detained employees and withdrawal of FIRs against them.