State to preserve commitments on social payments and wages - President
ASTANA. March 6. KAZINFORM /Aigul Tulekbayeva/ The Government must guarantee preservation of state commitments on raising social payments and salaries of employees of the state-run organizations Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev has announced at the joint sitting of the Parliament Houses today, Kazinform reports. «As earlier planned, wages of the workers of state-run organizations and students’ scholarships will be increased by 25% in 2010 and by 30% - in 2011. The average size of the pension will rise by 25 % in 2010 and by 30% - in 2011 as well. Along with this, the size of basic pension payments will rise up to 50% from the living minimum wage», the President said.