Lawmakers’ salaries, perks increased by 10 times

ISLAMABAD: The national assembly on Friday increased ten times salaries and perks of lawmakers.
After the hike the basic salary of Speaker National Assembly and Chairman Senate raised from existing Rs 97,124 to Rs 400,000, Aaj News reported on Friday.

Similarly, the lawmakers will now draw Rs 200,000 an increase from previously drawn Rs 36,423.
Likewise, salaries of Deputy Speaker/Deputy Chairman increased from Rs 89,841 to Rs 350,000.

According to the new act, lawmakers can also avail medical facilities, air port security passes, and VIP lounge just like Speaker NA and Chairman Senate.

Any lawmaker who once was the part of parliament can avail these facilities as well.