How much Pakistan Government Cabinet costs National Exchequer? 



ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee for Cabinet Secretariat meeting was held under the chairmanship of Senator Talha Mahmood here at today (Wednesday).


As per details, Secretary Cabinet Nadeem Hassan Asif revealed that National Exchequer has to face Rs. 9 crore and 90 lakhs monthly expenditure over 38-member federal cabinet.


Federal cabinet includes 19 federal ministers, 10 state ministers, 4 advisors and 5 special assistants.


Secretary cabinet further revealed that Rs. 103000 is being paid as house rent to those ministers who do not have residence in minister’s colony while Rs. 246000 is being paid to every minister against their salaries.


He further added that all the advisors have status of state ministers while Sartaj Aziz also has status of state ministers and all the advisors receive other benefits according to their status.