Government of Pakistan Finance Division has issued Notification on 03-07-2017 in connection with Notification Declaration Rawalakot & Mirpur (AJK) as Big City for the Purpose of House Rent Allowance (HRA) @ 45%. Detail is as under:
The undersigned is directed to convey that the Prime Minister of Pakistan has been pleased to approve, vide PM Office Dy No.1596/SPM/17 dated 12-06-2017, the proposal to declare Rawalakot and Mirpur (AJK) as big cities, for the purpose of House Rent Allowance @ 45% of minimum of the Basis Pay Scale 2008, or at the rates announced by Federal Government for big cities from time to time, w,e.f. 1-7- 2017 for the Federal Government employees posts within the municipal limits of the said cities.
It is to mention here that Gawadar has also been declared as big city for the purpose of HRA and Daily Allowance.