Tuesday, July 28
Latest News
  1. Saudi-led air raids, clashes shatter Yemen truce
  2. Ministry: Cairo furniture factory fire kills 19 people
  3. Obama flies out from Addis Ababa, ending regional visit
  4. Kerry gears up to defend Iran deal for Mideast, Asia swing
  5. HRW says Saudi-led Yemen raid 'apparent war crime'
  6. Saudi king backs Turkish military action
  7. Top EU diplomat due in Iran for nuclear deal talks
  8. Libya court sentences Kadhafi son Seif al-Islam to death
  9. Erdogan: Syria safe zone will help 1.7 mn refugees return
  10. NATO stands with Turkey in face of 'terrorism'
  11. Monitor: Syria army, Kurds push IS out of Hasakeh city
  12. Obama urges Africa to end 'cancer of corruption'
  13. Obama condemns African leaders who won't give up power
  14. Obama says US stands with Africa against terror, conflict
  15. Russia names US foundation first 'undesirable' foreign group
  16. UN closes Iraq health programmes for lack of funding
  17. Saudi FM denounces 'aggressive' statements by Iran
  18. 'Friendly fire' kills Yemen loyalists despite truce
  19. US and Turkey to create 'IS-free zone' in Syria
  20. IOC strikes Middle East broadcast deal with beIN

PA: Civil servants to receive part of January wages

Feb. 19, 2013 4:39 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 23, 2013 2:18 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority will pay a portion of civil servant salaries for January in two days, according to a statement by the cabinet released after its weekly session Tuesday.

According to the statement, civil servants will receive half of their monthly wage provided that the minimum payment is 2,000 shekels ($540), and the maximum is 5,000 shekels ($1,360).

Cabinet ministers discussed the public budget for 2013 and the necessity to involve all partners before approving the budget, including members of the Palestinian Legislative Council, "to secure utmost transparency and social partnership in light of the absence of supervision by the PLC as a body."

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015