The monthly basic salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces will increase to 1.49 million VND (63.9 USD) from 1.39 million VND (59.6 USD) as of July 1, 2019 (Illustrative photo: VNA)

 

Hanoi (VNA) - The monthly basic salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces will increase to 1.49 million VND (63.9 USD) from 1.39 million VND (59.6 USD) as of July 1, 2019.


The rise is stipulated in Decree 38/2019/ND-CP recently issued by the Government.

The new basic salary will be applied for those working in agencies, organisations and non-production units of the Party and the State, State-funded political-social organisations and associations, along with the armed forces. 

The basic salary is used as the basis for calculating salary, allowances and other payments for the groups. It will also be used to calculate operating and living allowances and other deductions and entitlements. 

Decree 38/2019/ND-CP will take effect on July 1, 2019, replacing Decree 72/2018/ND-CP dated May 15, 2018.-VNA