LAHORE: Employees of the federal government on Friday expressed their happiness on increase in their salaries proposed in the federal budget for the fiscal year 2017-18.
Employees in different offices were witnessed giving congratulations to one another on their increase in salaries.
Shabbir Ahmad, an employee of WAPDA, while talking to this scribe, said reduction in taxes on commodities and increase in salaries would surely reduce their burden.
He said the step would also help raise the living standard of the salaried persons.
Shahid Mehmood, an employee of the Pakistan Railways, said great relief in salaries would help educate their children besides managing their other needs.
Khurram Manzoor, a federal government employee, expressed his happiness over raise in the salary and thanked the government for providing great relief.
He said the PML-N government had fulfilled the desire of employees.