Army Command denies news about deduction from salaries

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

The Army Command – Directorate of Orientation issued the following statement:
A local newspaper reported that a sum of one hundred and twenty thousand pounds had been deducted from the salaries of the military in return for a “supply box” distributed to them on a monthly basis.
Army Command categorically denies these news, and clarifies that, given the economic and living hardship that the country is going through, it has secured food items earlier from the local market at affordable prices with respect to the salaries of the military, and for those who are willing, in addition to the food aid coming from friendly and brotherly countries and distributed to the military free of charge.
Army command continues its efforts to alleviate the living burdens on its members and help them overcome this difficult period. It renews its call to the media to consult its official statements issued by the Directorate of Orientation and published on the official website of the army and through its social media pages.