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Nearly 5 million workers will benefit from minimum income: Ministry of Finance

Nearly 5 million workers will benefit from minimum income: Ministry of Finance

An Egyptian man holds a sign calling for a higher minimum wage during a protest outside the parliament building in downtown Cairo on May 2, 2010.  Several demonstrations were staged in years leading to the 2011 revolution in demand of a monthly minimum wage of 1,200 pounds. The government’s decision, although aimed to placate workers, was met with decry as living expenses soared, and a maximum ceiling for public officials was not set.  (AFP FILE PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI)

An Egyptian man holds a sign calling for a higher minimum wage during a protest outside the parliament building in downtown Cairo on May 2, 2010.
(AFP FILE PHOTO/KHALED DESOUKI)

The Ministry of Finance is coordinating with public bodies in …