Minister terms increase in govt employees salaries as reasonable

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ISLAMABAD, June 3 (APP): Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar
Muhammad Yusuf on Friday termed increase in the salaries of
government employees by 10 percent with merger of previous two
years adhoc relief into basic salary as a reasonable increase.
Talking to APP outside Parliament House, he said, for the
first time in the history, more subsidies have been given to the
agriculture sector which would benefit the farmers, the backbone of
country’s economy.
The minister said that reasonable funds had been allocated
for development of infrastructure which would strengthen various
sectors.