Public sector workers in Kurdistan Region to be paid on January 24: KRG finance ministry

(KRG) Finance and Economy Ministry building in Erbil, Kurdistan Region(File)

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SULAIMANI — The Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Finance and Economy said on Sunday (January 17) that public sector workers in the Kurdistan Region will be paid on January 24 with a twenty-one percent cut.

The ministry said in a statement that the salaries for senior officials will be cut by 50 percent.

The salaries will be disbursed with the previous mechanism and schedule, it added.

The last salary, which was paid on December 3, was also cut by twenty-one percent, similar to salaries paid in July and August, while salary paid in October was cut by eighteen percent.

(NRT Digital Media)