The raises will be effective starting April 1.
Awad underscored that the decision does not contravene the minimum wage.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Tuesday issued a decision approving the minimum wage ceiling for all employees in the state bodies and the general economic authorities as of July 1.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced a number of decisions aimed at alleviating the impact of inflation on millions of citizens.
The White House promoted President Donald Trump’s tax cut plan on Friday with a forecast of faster U.S. economic expansion and wage growth.