National Assembly denies 530 Percent increase in President’s Salary

The ruling party moved a bill recently in National Assembly, bill called for the humongous increase of 530% in salary of President of Pakistan. However, the opposition stood tall against the bill, saying the federal government is proving to be unable to pay salaries to the teachers on government non permanent contract, how can they justify this salary increase after this. The current salary for President of Pakistan is 133,333, which government was hoping to rev up to 846,550 through this bill. Last time president’s salary had been increased back in 2004 from previous 80,000. This is however difficult to understand why government thought a humongous increase of 713,217 Rs (550%) is needed, specially when they are being revealed of […]