Government employees to get salaries before Eid


ISLAMABAD Aug 11 (TNS):  Government employees will receive their monthly salaries in advance ahead of Eid-ul- Azha set to occur in the beginning of September.

Accountant General of Pakistan Revenue (AGPR) has approved to pay salaries to federal employees till August 28 in view of the approaching Eid vacations. He has directed the banks to transfer the amount in the accounts of the employees till the said date.

Meanwhile, similar notifications have also been issued by Punjab and Sindh Finance Department.

The decision has been made to allow families to meet their needs for Eid and enjoy quality time during the holidays.

Eid-ul-Azha celebrates the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Makkah and commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s (A.S.) readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.