Pakistan ordered all government employees to submit the declarations of assets held and acquired by them during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, by September 1, according to reports on Friday.

The government on Thursday directed all federal ministries, institutions and the governments of four provinces, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) to inform their employees of the deadline, Dawn news reported.

In separate office memorandums, it also notified 15 per cent ad hoc relief allowance (ARA) to the officers in management grades, besides extending the benefit of 5-10 per cent ARA to selective corporations and autonomous bodies.

The Establishment Division asked the secretaries of all federal ministries and divisions, chief secretaries of the four provinces, (PoK) and GB, the National Accountability Bureau chairman, Wafaqi Mohtasib, federal tax ombudsman, the Election Commission of Pakistan, Intelligence Bureau and Auditor General of Pakistan to ensure submission of declarations of assets held by government servants working under their jurisdictions.

It also reminded that all the servants were required to declare their assets and liabilities.

Every government servant is required to submit annual declarations of income, assets and expenses for the financial year ending June 30, showing any increase or decrease of property as shown in the declaration of the last annual return.

(With IANS inputs)