Public sector wages, pensions and allowances raised in Tajikistan

01/07/2016 13:35
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, June 1, 2016, Asia-Plus – The minimum wage, public sector wage, pensions and allowances are raised in Tajikistan beginning on July 1 this year. 

The minimum monthly wage in all sectors of the country's economy is raised by 60 percent from July 1, 2016, from 250.00 somoni to 400.00 somoni. 

The minimum and the maximum pensions are increased by 20 percent from July 1, 2016.

The current allowances [scholarships] for students are increased by 30 percent from July 1, 2016.

Wages for posts and current base wage rates of the staff of institutions and organizations which are funded from the state budget, including wages for special military ranks, servicemen and the staff of the power-wielding agencies are raised by 15 per cent from July 1, 2016.

Wages of employees of educational facilities, including preschool institutions, secondary schools and higher educational institutions, as well as cultural, scientific and sports facilities are increased by 20 percent from July 1, 2016.  

Wages of employees of social protection institutions, including centers for elderly people and people with disabilities, departments for domiciliary social aid, and resorts for war and labor veterans, are raised by 25 percent from July 1, 2016.

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