This notification is forwarded to the accountant General Punjab Lahore and all district accounts officers in the Punjab.
According to this notification they are asked to pay and Allowances and Pension for the month of December 2017 in advance on account of Christmas to Government Servants and pensioners belonging to Christian community. This order is given by the authorized Governor of the Punjab. He asked the authorities to pay salary and give pension by the 20th December 2017, so that the Christian community can celebrate their event happily.
According to the sources, this order is for all government and private institutes. Any kind of negligence will not be accepted in this regard.
Christians living in Pakistan are minorities.They are living in quite poor condition. Most of them are illiterate. They are working either as sanitary worker or domestic worker to earn a livelihood. For poor Christian salary matters a lot to celebrate such a great event like Christmas. The Christian community appreciate this action of government of giving salary before Christmas festival.