ISLAMABAD: The Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has approved immediate release of Rs. 290.706 million worth of supplementary grant to Capital Administration & Development Division (CADD) for payment of salaries to Daily Wage Employees both teaching and non-teaching staffers in Educational Institutions under Federal Directorate of Education.

According to communiqué issued by Finance Ministry that the Finance Minister accorded the approval taking compassionate view of the fact that the salaries were long due and the employees were facing serious economic difficulties.

It may be added that the Finance Minister in a meeting with the Minister for CADD, Tariq Fazal Chaudhry recently had detailed discussion in the matter and assured of his support to resolve the issue. Accordingly, approval has now been given for supplementary grant to make payment of salaries.