CM Buzdar calls on PM Imran, discusses MPAs salary issue
ISLAMABAD: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office in Islamabad, ARY News reported.
Sources said that matters of mutual interest, raise in salaries and perks of MPAs, development projects and other issues were came under discussion in the meeting.
They said that CM Usman Buzdar briefed the prime minister on current political and security situation of the province.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Punjab Assembly on March 13 had unanimously passed a bill increasing the salary, allowances, perks and privileges to each legislator but Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed deep concerns and annoyance over the issue.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan on March 14, had expressed deep disappointment over the decision of Punjab Assembly which had passed a bill increasing salaries and privileges to the provincial lawmakers including chief minister.
In his latest Twitter message, PM Khan had said, he was ‘extremely disappointed by the decision of Punjab Assembly’ regarding raise in salaries and privileges of the Members of Provincial Assembly (MPAs), other minister and especially the chief minister.