Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos forgoes salary
It has been revealed that Lucas Papademos, acting interim Prime Minister of Greece, who replaced George Papandreous in November, chose not to receive a salary for serving as Greece's premier.
reported that the issue has only just come to light as an official confirmed that Papademos "did not want to make an issue of it."
Since joining the government in November in his unelected role, Papademos has not received any of the salary which would normally cost the Greek taxpayers 7,500 euros each month.
According to Bloomberg
Papademos made the decision not to take a salary as he was sensitive to the position of the Greek people.
Last month Digital Journal
reported that Greek President Karolos Papoulias made the decision to forego his annual salary of 300,000 euros.