Salaries of Waqf board employees to be increased
Srinagar, Sep 2 (PTI) Salaries of employees of Waqf board are expected to be increased before the festival of Eid in Jammu and Kashmir.
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is also Chairman of the Waqf board, chairing a meeting of the body, today directed for enhancing salaries of Waqf employees before the festival.
He said the formalities in this regard should be finalised in the next meeting scheduled on Wednesday.
The Chief Minister while giving these directions also asked Waqf employees to render their service in a machinery spirit and with devotion.
“We are the trustees and protectors of holy shrines, mosques and religious institutions and it is our bounden duty to take every step in protecting, maintaining and safe-guarding these places”, he maintained.