President of the Republic waives his salary
President Karolos Papoulias briefed Finance minister Evangelos Venizelos on his decision to waive his salary.
According to information, the first citizen of the country told the minister that at a time when the Greek citizens are making painful mandatory sacrifices, politicians should be the first in giving the example.
Therefore, Papoulias said he is refraining from receiving the presidential compensation for his duties, which had already suffered significant reductions.
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