The Sindh cabinet has approved to raise 20% salaries of government employees for the year 2021-22, on Tuesday (today).
A meeting of the provincial cabinet was chaired by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.
The meeting discussed budget 2021-22 which he will be revealing in a Sindh Assembly today.
Taking it to Twitter, the provincial government’s spokesperson Murtaza Wahab said “Sindh Cabinet has approved an increase of 20% in the salary of Govt employees & also set the minimum wage at 25,000 in the province.”
“No new tax is being introduced by Sindh government” he further added.
According to the government sources, with a total outlay of Rs1.4 trillion, Rs222 billion allocation has been earmarked for the provincial development programme in the annual budget.