48pc rise in basic pay of govt officials notified – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the government immediately notified that it would increase the basic salaries of all civil servants, including civil servants and military personnel, from ranks 1 to 22 or equivalent by at least 48%, and increase pensions for former employees by 15%. Accordingly, the government completely revised the basic salary and allowances for civil … Read more

Another jump sees petrol near Rs250 – Business

• New warehouse transfer rates for HSD and LDO are Rs276.54 and Rs226.15 per liter.• The country’s fuel consumption has increased by 20% in the last two months despite rising prices.• Miftah says oil levies were applied to revive a halted IMF loan program. ISLAMABAD: As promised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the government … Read more