Federal cabinet approves Rs2,000 increase in pension of industrial workers
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved an Rs2,000 increase in the pensions of industrial workers.
According to sources, now the EOBI pensioners will get Rs8,500 per month instead of Rs6,500.
The pension has been increased from January 2020.
During the meeting, the cabinet members also paid glowing tributes to the people martyred in the attack on the Pakistan Security Exchange.
The cabinet also endorsed the decisions made by the Economic Coordination Council (ECC). It deferred the decision on 45 applications for prohibited bore licences.
The forum also approved the appointment of Usman Nasir as managing director of the Pakistan Software Export Board. It also approved a change in the rules for development schemes of the parliamentarians. It approved to hand over Islamabad Marghzar Zoo to the Climate Change Ministry.