World’s best paid politicians are in Singapore. Although recently Singapore slashed its leaders ‘unpopular multi-million dollar’ salaries by at least third but still it remains on the top. Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong is earning $1690,000 per year which the highest salary of any elected head of government in the world. American President earns four times less than Singapore’s PM, $400,000 a year. In Singapore not only Prime Minster but President and Ministers also earn more than any of their counterpart in the world.
Indian Prime Minster earns $36,200 annual salary which is 45 times less than Prime Minister of Singapore. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who heads Europe’s biggest economy earns $246,750 per year. Japanese Prime Minster earns $513,000 a year.