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Wednesday July 17, 2024

EOBI sidelined

By News Desk
June 15, 2024
EOBI sidelined

To the best of my knowledge, there is no mention of an increment in EOBI pension, which is currently a meagre Rs10000 per month, in the latest budget. Unprecedented inflation in the country calls for a substantial increase in the EOBI pension, equal to the minimum monthly wage of Rs37000 announced in the federal budget so that pensioners are able to make ends meet in a respectable way.

This group has been constantly ignored by governments present and past. The prime minister is requested to intervene on this issue and provide some relief to the inflation-stricken pensioners.

Engr Asim Nawab

Islamabad