Prime minister and ministers to receive two-month pay cut, to be channeled into Covid-19 Fund
0 month ago, 26-Mar-2020
The Prime Minister’s Office issued a statement today, saying that the move would be carried out to show the governments commitment to combat the spread of the virus. File Photo
KUCHING: The prime minister, ministers and deputy ministers will be getting a two-month pay cut, with the money channeled into the Covid-19 Fund, said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
In a statement today, the PMO said that the move would be carried out to show the governments commitment to combat the spread of the virus.
The Covid-19 Fund was launched on March 11 following the Covid-19 outbreak and is aimed at lessening the burden of the people affected by the pandemic.
As of last night, the sum collected stood at RM8,493,103.48, the statement said.
Based on a previous report, the Prime Minister receives around RM22,826 monthly while the Deputy Prime Minister gets around RM18,170.
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