Government employees to receive salaries before Eid-ul-Azha
Government of Pakistan has taken a decision to release the salary before upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
According to reports, Accountant General of Pakistan Revenue (AGPR) has made the announcement and ordered concerned authorities to issue salaries to Federal employees till 28 August.
The advance salary will aid employees to enjoy Eid to its fullest. However the Sindh and Punjab Finance Boards also made the same decision.
The step taken by government will help out government employees to perform their religious duties with ease.
Eid-ul-Azha is the festival celebrated by whole Muslim Ummah to remember the sacrifice of Hazrat Ismail (A.S), the son of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S). The event is an end to Haj pilgrimage to Makkah. Government of Pakistan keeps on taking such steps during the festivals to ease its employees. Along with government institutes, some private organizations also follow the same trend.