Civil servants to get over 13 pct salary increase, highest in history – PM

PUTRAJAYA, May 1 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today announced that civil servants will enjoy a salary hike of more than 13 per cent starting December this year, the highest increase in the nation’s history.

He said the increase would involve an allocation of over RM10 billion.

“The increase will be more than 13 per cent…the best increase in history by the MADANI Government,” he said in his speech when officiating the National Labour Day 2024 celebration here.

Anwar, who is also Finance Minister, said that under the Public Service Remuneration System (SSPA) being revised, the government will ensure that the minimum income for civil servants exceeds RM2,000 per month.

“Currently, the overall minimum income, which includes salary and fixed allowances, is RM1,795 per month,” he said.