No salary for me, says Anwar as rakyat struggle with cost of living
He said the first step to restore the confidence of the people "so that they don't see ministers and leaders regardless of political party and religion who think about salaries, contracts and shares.
“So I choose to not take my prime minister salary,” he said at his first press conference after being sworn-in as the country's premier.
During the campaigning period, Anwar had said he was taking the initiative as he was ashamed that the people were struggling with rising prices while their salary remained the same.
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