Cabinet members announce 10 pc cut in their salaries

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ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented move, the cabinet members voluntarily decided to reduce their salaries by 10 percent.

Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar, in his budget speech, announced that the federal cabinet had set a good precedent by slashing their salaries voluntarily.

The decision was taken in view of the financial situation of the country.

The Prime Minister had already desired austerity measures from the top for setting precedents for the general public.