Junedin Sado reveals percentages of the salary adjustment
(EthiopiaFirst.com) – Ethiopian Civil Service Minister Junedin Sado announced percentages of the salary adjustment that will be effected as of this month. Government employees will enjoy a minimum of 35 percent pay raise as of this Ethiopian month (after 12 days) and the maximum is set to be 39 percent, Minister Junedin told journalists in a press conference he gave late Today January 26, 2011.
The salary adjustment will raise the current 320 birr minimum monthly salary set for government employees to 420 birr, according to the Minister. The government has allotted 4.7 billion birr budget for the remaining six months of the year, Minister Junedin told journalists. “The government has allotted the amount from its treasury, no foreign aid or loan is considered for the salary adjustment,” he replied to the journalists’ query.