Presidential Council and cabinet members receive 40% pay cuts

Alwasat - Cairo Tue 12 Nov 2019, 09:19 PM
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The Council of Ministers for the Government of National Accord (GNA) agreed on Tuesday to reduce the salaries of Fayez Al-Sarraj, members of the Presidential Council, ministers and undersecretaries by 40%.

A statement issued by the Council said that the Ministry of Finance will "submit a proposal to the rest of the segments that receive salaries under special schedules, and determine the percentage of reduction according to the nature of each party within a week from today."

They also approved the complete of standardization procedures for all public sector salaries. It also acknowledged steps towards reducing the salary scales of those whose financial compensation was determined by laws of the legislature.

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