Posted on 08.06.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is only receiving a monthly salary of Rs.95000, therefore Ministers and MPs should not get any salary incentives. The President was addressing a meeting after opening the new shopping complex in Polonnaruwa.
He said that if the Ministers submit a salary hike proposal to the parliament, he will definitely not approved it.
The president pointed out that the salaries and allowances of the Ministers and MPs have been increased several times since January 2015. This is not the time for considering such issues.