EOBI pensions raised by 62%

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said the 62% increase in the Employees Old-age Benefit Institution (EOBI) old-age pension by the present government within a year was another step towards Riyasat-e-Madina.
“Our government has increased the EOBI old-age pension by 62% from Rs5,250 to Rs8,500 within a year. This helps us provide pensioners’ security in their post-retirement years,” he said in a tweet posted on his social media account.
“Much of this contribution comes from improving the institution itself. Another step towards Madina Ki Riyasat,” he maintained.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said that increase in Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) pensions was manifestation of the government’s realization of the problems of the poor and down trodden segments of the society.
Similarly, Zulfi Bukhari has announced an increase of Rs 2000 in term of pensions for persons registered with eobi. He made this announcement on Thursday.