NA body briefed on EOBI’s performance


Islamabad: The STANDING COMMITTEE of the National Assembly ON OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT MET UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF MIR AAMIR ALI KHAN MAGSI, MNA TO DISCUSS THE FUNCTIONS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE EMPLOYEES OLD-AGE BENEFITS INSTITUTION (EOBI).

The Committee took serious notice of the meagre pension being paid to EOBI’s employees and recommended to enhance it from Rs. 3600/- to 6000/- per month.

The Committee asked EOBI to submit complete detail of its collection from 2008 to 2013. The Committee inquired about promotions made in EOBI after firing 358 employees under allegation of illegal appointments and facts finding report of 2010-2011.

The Committee also inquired about the impact on EOBI’s budget after recruiting abovementioned 358 employees alongwith a comparison of income and expenses of the Department.

The Committee appreciated EOBI’s Facilitation System for the employees and its efforts to further introduce bio-metric system in near future.

Earlier, the Committee was briefed by Chairman EOBI about the functions and performance of its Department and the efforts to make it more viable/facilitative in future.

Besides, Pir Sadruddin Shah Rashdi, Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development and following MNAs, Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan, Ch. Abid Raza, Ms. Sabiha Nazir, Ms. Shakila Khalid Luqman, Ms. Shagufta Jumani, Mrs. Suriya Jatoi, Sheikh Salahuddin, Ms. Aliya Kamran, Ms. Aisha, MNAs, attended the meeting, besides officials of the Ministry.

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