ISLAMABAD: The government has decided the disbursement of pay, allowances and pension to all the government servants and pensioners for the month of April, 2022 in advance on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.
The federal government’s Finance Division (Expenditure Wing) has made this announcement through a letter to the Controller General of Accounts, Islamabad on April 21, 2022.
According to official letter No. 4(4) Exp-III/2011-254, it is observed that 01-05-2022 will be a public holiday i-e Sunday & 02-05-2022 will be the 30th Ramzan-ul-Mubarak or 01st of Shawal (Eid-ul-Fitr), subject to sighting of Moon. However, in both cases the expected holidays of Eid-ul-Fitr will be starting from 02-05-2022.
In this regard, attention is invited to Rule-219 (1) of the Treasury Rules (Vol-1) which states that “If the first two days of a month are holidays on which pay and allowances are not disbursed at the treasury, Head of Local Administration, may at their discretion direct the payment of monthly pay bills to all federal government servants on the last working day before the holidays”, said the letter.