The newly elected Prime Minister has announced that the minimum wage will be raised to Rs. 25,000. Newly elected Prime Minister announced this in his inaugural speech.
Those who are paid Rs. 100,000 or more per month will see an additional 10% of their pay from April 1st, 2022.
Miftah Ismail tweeted “Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif announces that minimum wage to be raised to Rs 25,000 per month effective April 1. This will allow workers to face PTI’s daunting inflation. New PM also requests that employers give a 10% increase to all people making less than Rs 100,000/ month”.
The new premier also announced an increase in pensions for both civilians and military personnel that will take effect on April 1, 2022.
Shehbaz Sharif said that it has never happened before in the history of Pakistan that a Prime Minister was ousted through a vote of no confidence. He also mentioned some other relief measures, such as cheap wheat at utility stores, and laptop distribution for youth.