Wages and pensions to increase in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, November 4 / Trend, D. Azizov
Uzbek President Islam Karimov has signed a decree to increase wages and pensions by 10 percent since Dec. 1.
The decree titled, "On Increase of the Size of Wages, Pensions, Living Allowances and Social Grants," was published by Uzbek official media on Friday.
The document envisions "increasing the wages of state budget institution and organization employees by 1.1 times on average from Dec. 1."
In accordance with the decree, the minimum wages and initial (zero) category on common tariffs will be set at 62,920 som per month.
The minimum age of retirement and the living allowances of those disabled since childhood will be 123,060 som.