Egypt’s ministries to start paying April salaries early

Workers at ministries will start receiving their April salary on the 19th until April 22nd, Maait said.

  
An employee counts Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, November 3, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

An employee counts Egyptian pounds in a foreign exchange office in central Cairo, Egypt, November 3, 2016. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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ArabFinance: The government wages of April have been set to be paid earlier than Thursday, the 23rd, Egyptian Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait announced in April 6thstatement.

Workers at ministries will start receiving their April salary on the 19th until April 22nd, Maait said.

This four-day schedule will help avoid crowdedness at ATMs, in line with the country’s efforts to curb the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Workers at the ministries of health and interior should receive their April salaries at the beginning of the payment period, the statement remarked.

The finance ministry has set April 19th for 18 ministries and authorities to receive their dues, while 10 ministries will be paid their wages on April 20th.

In addition, salaries of 16 ministries and authorities are scheduled to receive their dues on April 21st, while workers at nine others will get their salaries on April 22nd.

The statement clarified that each ministry and authority has been informed of the payment day.

It is noteworthy that the Ministry of Social Solidarity has also scheduled specific days for pensioners to receive their April dues.

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