Govt to raise civil servants` salaries by 7 pct: President
Jakarta (ANTARA News) - President said the government would increase the basic salaries of civil servants, military and police personnel by seven percent in 2013.
"The increase will be in keeping with the inflation," the president said when delivering the government`s financial notes and the 2013 Draft State Budget in a plenary of the House of Representatives (DPR) here on Thursday.
Yudhoyono said that the government would also resume its policy to provide a thirteenth salary for civil servants, military and police personnel and pensioners. The salary hike will be paid in the new academic year.
"The government is planning a pay hike for judges to a better level in line with their tasks and responsibilities," the head of state said.
He said that improvement of state apparatuse prosperity was part of the continuation of the bureaucratic and governance reforms.