[www.inewsguyana.com] – Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee and Attorney General, Anil Nandlall are both willing to take a pay cut in their salaries in order to facilitate increase funds for public servants.
At the weekly press conference of the People’ s Progressive Party Civic on Monday, December 23, the two Ministers were asked if they would object to a reduction in their salaries given the public servants protest over the past few weeks for increased wages.
In response, Minister Rohee said that he has been working for the past 46 years and at the moment; his parliamentary ministerial salary is just over $300,000.
Rohee said it was a struggle. “There are many like myself in the cabinet…so to ask me to take a pay cut from what I’ve managed to earn over 46 years, I don’t mind but I think they have to put this thing in context and to understand how one has to struggle in life to reach where you are,” the Home Affairs Minister told the news conference.....
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