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How much do ministers get paid?

  • Published at 11:00 am January 8th, 2019
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Newly appointed ministers of the cabinet take oath at the oath taking ceremony held at Bangabhaban in Dhaka on Monday, January 7, 2019 Reuters

Medical expenses of ministers and their immediate family members and dependents are borne by the government

  • The salary is tax-free.
  • The rent is provided if the minister chooses to live anywhere other than the official residence. All ministers are provided with a government residence without rent as befitting their stations.  
  • Medical expenses of ministers and their immediate family members and dependents are borne by the government. 
  • The prime minister and the prime minister's family is entitled to any mode of transportation deemed convenient at all times. Ministers, state ministers, and deputy ministers are issued one vehicle for official use, and a second vehicle when visiting outside Dhaka. All transport costs are borne by the government.
  • Ministers are also entitled to varying numbers of assistants, aides, and attendants, whose salary and transportation costs are covered by the government.