The government top officials keep on receiving huge salaries despite governments wage caps and salary reductions of government companies and government employees.
It’s been reported, several high ranking officials are receiving huge salaries after pay cuts even. One such case is STELCO’s MD Hassan Mughee after pay cuts still received MVR 71,760 (Est USD 4653). Also, there has been another reported that the UK embassy Special consular to the ambassador, Naushad Waheed also receives MVR 143,978.06 (Est USD 9337).
Even though the government has slashed huge amounts of salaries from many locals civil servants it has been noted government officials still receives many huge salaries.