LAHORE: The Punjab government has announced 7.5 increase in salaries and pensions besides merging adhoc relief of 2011 and 2012.
Provincial Finance Minister Dr Ayesha Ghaus Pasha announced this in her budget speech for the year 2015-16 at Punjab Assembly here on Friday.
She said that 25pc increase had also been made in medical allowance of the employees and the pensioners.
The government has also increased minimum wages for the employees of private sector from Rs. 12000 to Rs. 13000 per month, the minister said.