Possible public sector salary hike in 2019 Budget

Possible public sector salary hike in 2019 Budget

Possible public sector salary hike in 2019 Budget

Written by Staff Writer

26 Oct, 2018 | 2:00 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The 15 member Special Presidential Commission to review Public Sector salaries is expected to hand over its recommendation report to the President on October 31.

According to sources, the recommendations are said to include one which calls for an increase in public sector salaries in the future. The reports will be included in the 2019 Budget after being subjected to the President’s approval. When the commission met for the first time, the President said the recommendations would provide a guideline to prepare the 2019 Budget.

President Maithripala Sirisena appointed the Special Commission to make recommendations to provide solutions to minimise salary anomalies in the Public Service while focusing on the existing salary circulars in relation to the salaries and allowances of the Public Service.

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