By Farah Adeed Published: March 19, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM Office Islamabad on March 18, 2019. PHOTO: PID Last week, the Punjab Assembly unanimously passed a bill within five minutes which increased the salaries of the chief minister, speaker, deputy speaker, MNAs and MPAs to an incredible extent. According to the details of this bill, the speaker’s monthly salary was increased from Rs37,000 to Rs200,000, while his deputy would receive Rs185,000 instead of Rs35,000. The MPAs, who used to earn Rs18,000, would earn Rs80,000 every month. CM Buzdar’s own salary was increased by Rs59,000. After the matter was taken up by social media, Imran expressed his sheer disappointment and termed the decision ‘untenable’. The Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry also labelled the development a ‘sham exercise’. … [Read more...] about Who decides Usman Buzdar and other lawmakers’ salaries?