PML-N’s leader Shahbaz Sharif took to twitter in order to condemn the government’s latest move carry out deduction in the salary of its employees. سرکاری ملازمین کی تنخواہوں میں سالانہ اضافہ ختم اور ریٹائرمنٹ کی عمر میں کمی سمیت متعدد حکومتی اقدامات پر گفتگو جاری ہے۔ ان خبروں نے سرکاری ملازمین کو شدید پریشانی اور اذیت کا شکار کردیا ہے۔ اپوزیشن اس ظلم و زیادتی کے خلاف ہر فورم پر آواز اٹھائے گی اور آپ کے حقوق کا دفاع کرے گی!— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) July 15, 2020Notably, the decision is not yet finalized however, it is still under consideration. He stated that reports that the government was mulling salary cut of government employees. Sharif pledged to secure public’s interest in this trying hour.The clarification is significant amid recessionary trends following the lockdown. Earlier, the Senate unanimously adopted the recommendations of the house standing committee on finance about the budget 2020-21, demanding 10% increase in the salaries of government employees and urged the government to set a realistic tax collection target.The House recommended that salaries of government employees be enhanced at least 10%. It asked the federal government to double the allocations for education and health, with the budget of national health services ministry must be enhanced to a minimum of 5%. Other recommendations included grant of tax relief for the manufacturing and supply of personal protective equipment and the budgetary allocations for online education and Higher Education Commission (HEC).The house demanded that 11% proposed cut in the share of provinces in the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award must be revised immediately. The house called for allocation of more funds for management of rainwater reservoirs as well as construction of small dams.