Islamabad (Sahiwal Tv – December 12, 2019 – Zohaib) The government has announced to raise the pension of the Employees Old Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) from Rs 6,500 to Rs 8,500.
Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant on Human Resources for Prime Minister Imran Khan, says the pension amount will be increased from January 2020 after approval from the federal cabinet.
He also said that for the EOBI pensioners the pension has been increased by 62% in the last 15 months, EOBI was previously known for corruption but now it has collected a record Rs 21 billion.
It should be noted that the government is considering increasing the salaries and pensions of existing service and retired government employees due to a 30-40 percent increase in inflation.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Zulfi Bukhari, last month announced the good news of increase in the pension of the EOBI.