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LGA extends maternity leave up to 6 months

LGA extends maternity leave up to 6 months


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Local Government Authority has decided to grant 6 months paid maternity leave and one month paid paternity leave. 

Home Minister Imran Abdullah tweeted saying that the Local Government Authority has taken this decision. 

On international women’s day this year, President Solih announced that all civil servants will get 6 months paid maternity leave and one month paternity leave starting from that day. 

In addition, if there are mothers with babies younger than 6 months, the president decided to grant them a leave until they are 6 months.