Salaries in Uzbekistan to grow by 10% from 1 November
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On increasing the sizes of salaries, pensions, stipends and social allowances”.
The document was adopted at increasing income and life standards of population, as well as strengthening social support of citizens of Uzbekistan.
According to the decree, the salaries to workers of budget organizations, pensions, allowances and stipends to students will increase by 1.1 times (or 10%) on the average from 1 November 2018.
The following minimum sizes will be effective in Uzbekistan starting from 1 November 2018:
- salaries – 202,730 soums per month (now - 184,300 soums);
- pensions – 396,500 soums per month (now - 360,460 soums);
- allowances for elderly and work incapable citizen without the required work experience – 243,300 soums per month (now - 221,190 soums).
The decree recommended business entities and organizations increase the salaries of their workers in line with the minimal salary, set by the document.