A proposal about Pakistan Budget 2019-20 has been to revise the salaries of the civil servants in Budget 2019-20, sources informed.
According to the sources, a proposal of Pakistan Budget 2019-20 to bump up the salaries of government officers from Grade 1 through 16 by 10% has been made.
However, sources clarified that the salaries of civil servants from Grade 17 to 22 — including the prime minister and the president — would not see any increase.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is presenting its first federal budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 today, with an estimated outlay of Rs6 trillion, during a session of the National Assembly at 5 PM.
“The Pakistan Budget 2019-20 focuses on ensuring economic stabilization, undertaking projects which create jobs and providing economic stimulus for sustainable growth,” Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb, a spokesperson for Finance Division, said.