The National Ambulance Service will see wages increase by 10 percent from January, the Human Resources Ministry said.
According to a statement, the wage rise comes after a 12 percent increase for ambulance drivers, nurses and navigators in 2017.
The current measure will also include the administrative staff and manual workers, the statement said.
“The government views the National Ambulance Service’s continued development as of great importance and works to constantly improve the financial and moral value of the profession,” the statement read.
In addition, the support of the daily work and professional development of ambulance workers as well as the improvement of the working environment aims to improve the physical and mental health of employees and the social prestige of the profession, the statement concluded.