Salaries, pensions to be increased in Uzbekistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.20
By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend:
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyayev has signed a decree on increasing salaries, pensions, scholarships and allowances.
Under the decree, the salaries of employees of budget institutions and organizations, pensions, scholarships and allowances will increase by an average of 13-15 percent starting from Dec. 1, 2017.
The following minimum levels have been established: wages – 172,240 soums per month (now 149,775); pensions by age - 336,880 soums per month (now 292,940); allowances for disabled people since childhood - 336,880 soums per month (now 292,940) ; benefits for the elderly and disabled citizens, who do not have the required period of service - 206,720 soums per month (now 179,755).
Self-supporting enterprises and organizations are ordered to increase from Dec. 1, salaries in accordance with the minimum wage set by the decree.