The federal government has decided to disburse July’s pay and allowances/pension in advance to all government servants on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday issued directions to the Accountant General Pakistan Revenues, Military Accountant General Rawalpindi, and Chief Accounts Officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs Islamabad pertaining to the disbursement of pay and allowances/pension for July 2021, in advance to all federal government servants and pensioners on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
Attention is invited to Note-4 of Rule-217 to the Treasury Rules, which states that if the festival of Eid-ul-Azha falls within the last ten days of a month, the salary of that month may be disbursed in advance to all federal government servants and pensioners observing the festival.
The advance should not be disbursed earlier than five days before the date of the festival.
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on July 20 or 21, 2021 (depending upon the sighting of the Moon). It is pertinent to mention that the above Rule becomes applicable if Eid-ul-Azha is observed on July 21, 2021.
It is, therefore. requested that arrangement may kindly be made to disburse the salary and pension for July 2021 to the federal government servants and pensioners on July 16, 2021, subject to the condition that if Eid-ul-Azha is observed on July 21, 2021.