Top 20 Highest Paid Political Leaders in Asia 2016-17

Here is some Asia where the ratio of political leaders pay to their country’s GDP per person is very high. Political leaders are expected to take tough decisions every day. The leader of any country in world is usually responsible for the well being of his/her country and this is a great responsibility and it’s only fair that they are well compensated for this enormous task bestowed on them by their country. Their salary is dependent on the relevant governing body and its policies.

Some politicians are experienced in the art or science of government. Politicians propose support and create law or policies that govern the land and by extension it people. Many politicians have the knack to remember thousands of names and faces and recall personal anecdotes about their constituents it is an advantage in the job. Lee Hsien Loong is prime Minister of Singapore. His net worth is $1,700,000. He is the top list of highest paid political leaders in Asia. Here is the list of top 20 highest paid political leaders in Asia 2016 and 2017.

  1. Lee Hsien Loong:

Top 20 Highest Paid Political Leaders in Asia 2016-17

Prime Minister of Singapore

Net Worth: $1,700,000

2. Tony Tan:

President of Singapore

Net Worth: $1,190,000

3. Fuad Masum:

President of Iraq

Net Worth: $840,000

4. CY Leung:

Chief Executive of Hong Kong

Net Worth: $530,000

5. Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa:

Prime Minister of Behrain

Net Worth: $238,000

6. IIham Aliyev:

President of Azerbaijan

Net Worth: $230,000

7. Shinzo Abe:

Prime Minister of Japan

Net Worth: $202,700

8. Park Geun-Hye:

President of South Korea

Net Worth: $187,000

9. Ma Ying Jeou:

President of Taiwan

Net Worth: $184,000

10. Tammam Salam:

Top 20 Highest Paid Political Leaders in Asia 2016-17

Prime Minister of Lebanon

Net Worth: $150,000

11. Joko Widodo:

President of Indonesia

Net Worth: $124,171

12. Benjamin Netanyahu:

Prime Minister of Israel

Net Worth: $120,814

13. Reuven Rivlin:

President of Israel

Net Worth: $120,814

14. Najib Razak:

Prime Minister of Malaysia

Net Worth: $100,000

15. Prayut Chan-o- cha:

Prime Minister of Thailand

Net Worth: $50,000

16. Tshering Tobgay:

Prime Minister of Bhutan:

Net Worth: $35,000

17. Benigno Aquino III:

President of the Philippines

Net Worth: $32,513

18. Narendra Modi:

Prime Minister of India

Net Worth: $30,300

19. Pranab Mukherjee:

President of India

Net Worth: $28,800

20. Xi Jinping:

Top 20 Highest Paid Political Leaders in Asia 2016-17

President of China

Net Worth: $22,300

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