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Federal employees directed to transfer pensions on new automated system: AGPR

ISLAMABAD: Accountant General of Pakistan Revenue (AGPR) has directed all federal pensioners of Grade 17 to 22 to transfer their pension on new automated payment system. “The pensioners are hereby requested to please take their papers from National Bank of Pakistan,” said a press release issued here on Tuesday by AGPR. It said these employees’ forms must be endorsed by the relevant branch. These employees should personally come to the facilitation centre established by AGPR for pensioners. So that their pension may be…

Sindh Budget to be presented today

KARACHI: The budget of Sindh for the next fiscal year 2014-2015 will be announced in Sindh Assembly on Friday (today), ARY News reports. The volume of the budget will be Rs. 650 billion whereas the budget deficit is likely to be Rs. 20 billion. The salaries of government employees and pensions of retired officers are likely to be increased by 10 to 15 per cent whereas more than 15,000 new jobs are likely to be created. The province is likely to be given Rs. 417 billion according to the National Finance Commission (NFC)…