LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Monday approved Finance Department's summary regarding provision of advance salaries and pensions ahead of Eidul Azha.

The department had forwarded a summary that recommended payment of salaries on September 18 to Punjab government's employees. The department has issued directives to the Accountant General Office to comply with the proposition.

The government has taken the step to entertain its employees ahead of national holidays.