Civil servants salaries could be restored this year, says President

President Mohamed Nasheed has said the salary of civil servants could be restored before the end of this year.

In a statement from the President’s Office, Nasheed “thanked all civil servants for the great sacrifice they have made” and “expressed hope that civil service pay could be restored to the level before the reduction of 15 percent.”

Nasheed also said the government was hopeful reaching its target budget of Rf7 billion before the end of the year.