To mark the 54th anniversary of Mauritanian independence on Friday (November 28th), President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz raised workers’ salaries.

The base salary of workers earning less than 100,000 ouguiyas (275 euros) a month will climb by 50%, ANI quoted the president as saying Thursday in a televised statement. Wages higher than 100,000 ouguiyas will increase by 30%.

The pay hikes begin in January 2015.

Source: Magharebia.com.

Link: http://magharebia.com/en_GB/articles/awi/newsbriefs/general/2014/11/28/newsbrief-06.