Sisi raises Egypt’s minimum wage by 67 percent

Egypt’s President Abdel Fatteh el-Sisi has raised the minimum wage for all Egyptian workers to 2,000 Egyptian pounds ($115.74) per month from 1,200 ($69.27), a 67 percent increase. The move comes ahead of a projected national referendum on constitutional amendments that could confirm him in power until 2034 and enshrine the military’s long domination of the Cairo regime. Sisi said in a TV announcement that the step was part of a package, including pensions increases, that will reverse the painful austerity measures installed by his predecessors.

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One thought on “Sisi raises Egypt’s minimum wage by 67 percent

  • Apr 1, 2019 @ 22:41 at 22:41

    Buying votes the simple old way.
    Mudslimes dont go for free beer so they need higher minimum wages


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