Sharjah ruler announces salary hike for non-Emirati employees


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Salaries of all Sharjah government employees either Emirati or non-Emirati have been increased by 10 per cent from January 2018.

This comes following directions of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, on Saturday.

His Highness had ordered a Dh600 million increase in the salaries of the emirate’s government employees which was implemented on January 1, 2018, for only Emirati nationals, who shall no more be categorised below the 8th grade.

The salaries of non-Emirati Sharjah government employees will also be hiked by 10 per cent retroactively from the start of January this year.

In a video, His Highness said that he wanted to increase salaries of all employees in Sharjah government in the beginning of 2018. He issued directions for pay hike of Emirati staff. Now, he has directed salary raise for the non-Emirati employees, while appreciating their loyalty.