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[Graphic News] Singapore's PM ranks world’s highest-paid leader

By Nam Kyung-don
  • Published : May 1, 2019 - 18:02
  • Updated : May 1, 2019 - 18:02



The prime minister of Singapore is the highest-paid leader in the world, according to USA Today. Lee Hsien Loong receives $1,610,000 in a year.

He‘s followed by the chief executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, and the president of the Swiss Confederation, Ueli Maurer.

The president of the United States came in fourth place with $400,000

USA today gathered the annual salaries from country’s websites, International Monetary Fund, and the CIA World Factbook.