President, VP and ministers to contribute July salaries to Ebola Fund

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PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

At a meeting of the Cabinet held on Wednesday 2nd July 2014, Cabinet inter alia agreed as follows:

(1) that Ministers should donate 50% of their salaries for the month of July 2014 to the fund for the fight against the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone. It was also agreed that 50% of the salaries of the President and the Vice President should be deducted for the same period, and for the same purpose;

(2) that 25% of the salaries of Deputy Ministers should be deducted accordingly.

By this notice, the Accountant-General is hereby informed of this voluntary decision, and to take necessary action.

Signed by E.S.A. SURRUR (Dr)
Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service

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