President Mamnoon Hussain gets huge raise in salary

10:47 AM | 27 May, 2017
President Mamnoon Hussain gets huge raise in salary
ISLAMABAD - Whether the recent budget for next fiscal year 2017-18 will give relief to common people or not, but President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain has gotten huge raise in salary.

The pay of the president has been raised from Rs1 million to Rs1.6 million after an increase of Rs 6000,000 allowance per month.

According to documents, the government has allocated Rs 959.6 million for Presidency, Rs 653.3 million for salaries and allowances of employees, besides setting aside Rs 20 million for decoration of the Presidency.

In the budget, Rs1 million has been allocated for President discretionary fund, Rs 41.3 million for gardens of, Rs 39.7 million for vehicles, Rs 21.2 million for dispensary, while Rs 13.2 million has been set aside for foreign tours of the president.