Khama�s salary passes 50,000 mark

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President Ian Khama will earn P54, 279 from this month when the six percent salary increment given to MPs and parliamentary officials takes effect.

The salaries of MPs and parliamentary staff will go up when the National Assembly (Salaries and Allowances) Amendment Bill 2015 is signed into law. The bill was presented by Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Philip Makgalemele and passed by Parliament yesterday. “The objective of the bill is to make provision for the restructuring, six percent increase of salaries and allowances of the National Assembly with effect from 1st April, 2015,” said Makgalemele.

He told Parliament that when the bill takes effect, the President would earn P651,348 per annum. The Vice President, Mokgweetsi Masisi would get P501,216 per annum or P41,768 per month.

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