Minimum pension payout raised to Dh10,000

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has ordered to raise the minimum pension being paid by the Government of Sharjah to Dh10, 000 from Dh6, 000.

The pension increase order, which will come into effect from March 1, aims to help those pensioned who currently get Dh6,000 to meet decent living condition requirements.

Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council, thanked Sheikh Sultan for his kind gesture, citing keenness of the Sharjah Ruler to ease burden on those who have served in recognition for their long service.

Tariq bin Khadem said 593 out of 660 retirees will benefit from the order. 

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