Myanmar gives civil servants a pay rise
- Published: 1 Apr 2013 at 12.39
- Online news:
Myanmar on Monday increased monthly salaries for an estimated two million civil servants by 20,000 kyats (24.20 United States dollars), or around 20%, to ease the impact of inflation.
President Thein Sein announced the raise in a speech made on television Sunday night and published by state-run newspapers Monday.
It was timed to coincide with the start of the fiscal year on April 1.
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