Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified on Saturday an increase to basic salaries for state employees.
The ratification document was published in the official state gazette on Saturday.
Last Sunday, parliament approved an increase of 15 percent to pensions and basic salaries for state employees.
More than 6.5 million Egyptians work in the government sector.
The Egyptian president also issued a decree raising military pensions by 15 percent, according to the official gazette.