President • 05 October, 2018

Kazakhstan to raise the minimum wage by 1.5 times in 2019

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It is reported by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in his annual Address to Kazakstanis.

''I instruct the Government to raise the minimum wage by 1.5 times from January 1, 2019 - from 28 to 42 thousand tenge. This will directly affect 1 million 300 thousand people who work in all sectors of enterprises of various forms of ownership.''

''The increase will cover 275,000 employees of budgetary organizations, whose salaries will grow by an average of 35%. For these purposes, from the republican budget for 2019–2021, it is necessary to allocate 96 billion tenge annually'', said Nursultan Nazarbayev.

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