Bainimarama calls claims lies, says gets less than some public servants
The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, yesterday refuted claims he receives $1.2 million salary a year. He said some politicians had been going around, spreading lies about him and claiming that he was earning $1.2 million for being minister for several ministries. He is Minister for Itaukei Affairs, Public Service, Information, Finance, Lands and Sugar. Yesterday he clarified his salary during a talanoa session at Kalabu High School. He was there to open the new telecentre. During the talanoa session he said that some politicians had been going around telling the people that he was getting a salary of $1.2 million. He said this was a lie.