Iraqi PM earns the highest annual salary
in the world
While Iraqi Prime Minister,
Nouri al-Maliki salary is up to 3 million$ per year,
Kurdistan president earns 4.8 million$ per year.
May 6, 2013
BAGHDAD,— A study conducted by a
European university revealed that Iraqi Prime
Minister, Nouri al-Maliki earns the highest annual
salary of all the presidents and kings of the world,
while his Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi earns
the lowest salary.
According to the study, conducted at the
International University of Brussels in Belgium for
salaries and property of kings and heads of the
world, “ statistics showed that the total salaries
of Iraqi Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki is up to 3
million$ per year,” stressing that “it is the
highest in the world among the kings , presidents
and prime ministers “.
“The annual salary of Norway king is the highest
among the kings, as he receives one million and 200
thousand Euros per year, while the new king of the
Netherlands receives 829 thousand Euros, and the
Duke of Luxembourg receives 645 thousand Euros”.
according to Kurdish magazine (Levin),
remuneration and the monthly salary of Massoud
Barzani, president of the autonomous region of
Kurdistan in Iraq's north is
dollars per month, 4.8 million$ annually. Also on June 1, 2010 a Baghdad newspaper on uncovered the salaries of the top 10 state
officials, with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani
taking the lead with an annual salary of $700,000 Aswat Al Iraq website reported.
The study added that “United States President,
Barack Obama receives annually the equivalent of 355
thousand Euros, while the Prime Minister of Germany
receives 277 thousand Euros, France 273 thousand
The author of the first study on the salaries of
kings and heads of the world, Professor Herman
Matheoges, economics professor at the University of
Brussels, said that “King Juan Carlos earns 175
thousand Euros per year,www.ekurd.net
which is the lowest salary among kings of Europe,”
adding that “the Russian president earns 115
thousand dollars a year, i.e. 9583$ a month”.
“The second highest salary of a President in the
world is the President of Singapore, as he receives
a salary of 2.18 million $ a year, while the salary
of Egyptian President is 4750 LE a month, which is
the lowest salary of a president in the world, with
a total salary to 10 thousand dollars a year, less
Arab salary,” The study added.
Herman continued that the President of the
Philippines receives a salary of 24 thousand $,
while the President in Turkey earns 13 thousand $,
and the Prime Minister of Israel receive 15 thousand
shekel (NIS) about 4200 US $.
This is the first time that a global academic party
reveals the total salaries of Prime Minister, Nuri
Till now Maliki or his office didn’t comment on the
study so far.
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