Govt employees to get salaries ahead of Eid ul Azha


In a bid to facilitate public employees amid the skyrocketing inflation, the Sindh government on Tuesday announced the release of salaries of Muslim employees for the month of June ahead of Eid ul Adha, which is likely to fall on 29 of this month.

According to a notification issued by the finance department, full pay with allowances and pension for the month of June will be disbursed on June 23 to all the Muslim employees working under the provincial government.

The finance department directed all the departments that come under the jurisdiction of the Sindh government to release salaries of the employees on June 23 instead of July 1st, the notification read.

It is pertinent to mention here that Climate Data Processing Centre forecast that the Zil-Hajj moon could be sighted in Pakistan on June 19 (Monday).

The Met Office said that the moon will be born on June 18 at 9:37pm which could be sighted on June 19.

Consequently, the first Zil-Hajj will be observed on June 20 (Tuesday) and Eid ul Adha will be celebrated on June 29 (Thursday).