Mauritania: Towards further wage increases for public officials


Mauritanian media reported that information is circulating about further wage increases for civil servants and state workers as well as for pensioners.

According to media reports, these increases will be aimed at all State workers and civil servants and, in particular, education, health and armed forces agents.

In the same context, the Mauritanian State will announce, in the near future, a significant increase in the pension of pensioners and the increase of the retirement age for 65 instead of 60 years. According to the same sources, these changes will be made official during the commemoration of Independence commemoration in November. These increases will come into effect in January 2020.