Special Salaries Commission to remove public sector salary anomalies

Aug 14, 2018 (LBO) – Cabinet approval has been granted to appoint a special salaries commission to remove salary anomalies in the public sector including the Railway Department.

The salaries commission will pay its attention and make an in-depth study on the provisions of the existing circulars dealing with payment of salaries and other allowances paid to public sector employees.

The Finance Ministry said in a statement that the commission will make its recommendations to the government within the next two months.

“The Government, based on the recommendation of the salaries commission will introduce a new salary structure to increase the salaries of the entire public servants,” the Finance Ministry said.

“This will remove the reported salary anomalies that exist in certain government institutions including the CGR”