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Qatar raises public sector salaries by 60%

The tiny Gulf state of Qatar is the richest country in the world and its citizens enjoy a GDP per capita of $88,000.

But even by Qatar's standards, a recent decision by the Qatari government to raise public sector salaries by 60%, is seen as extravagant.

Stephanie Hancock reports from Doha.

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