President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a number of decrees within the framework of his keenness to achieve the welfare of the citizens and help them get their ambitions in a stable and comfortable life, reports the official news agency WAM.
On the occasion of the UA’s 40th National Day celebrations, HH Sheikh Khalifa issued a decree to increase salaries of all federal government employees with effect from January 2012.
According to the resolution a special allowance will be given to undersecretaries and assistant undersecretaries as well as a salary increase of 35 percent of the basic salary for the employees from grade 1 to 6 to be added in their transportation allowance and from grade 7 to 14 a salary increase of 45 percent of the basic salary to be added in the transportation allowance.
The decree also provided members of the judiciary authority as special allowance of 100 percent of basic salary.
The decree also included a technical allowance of 100 percent to be added to the work nature allowance for employees in the Ministry of Health as well as for those working in the teaching field only in the Ministry of Education.
Sheikh Khalifa also granted a salary increase of 20 percent of the allocation of social benefits to some cases that receive subsidies from the Ministry of Social Affairs.