Fiji Time: 12:04 AM on Tuesday 28 April

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

FNPF pensioners speak out

Nanise Loanakadavu
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

FIJI National Provident Fund (FNPF) pensioners want the constitution to require the government-of-the-day to regularly report to the people on its financial position.

In a submission on behalf of pensioners, 82-year-old Ken Giblin told the Constitution Commission that the document should have guidelines governing financial management in Fiji.

He requested that the Bill of Rights included full protection of the rights and interests of pensioners. He said this should guarantee that legally-agreed pensions are inviolable.

"The Bill of Rights should forbid any discriminatory treatment of pensioners and provide for their dignity to be respected," Mr Giblin said.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Children watch senseless beating
  2. Fatal night out
  3. Reddy for talks
  4. The sevens challenge
  5. No discrimination
  6. Celebrating success
  7. Church celebrates 25 years
  8. Women take up backyard gardening
  9. Council revives carnival after a lapse of 6 years
  10. Funds a barrier

Top Stories this Week

  1. The murder of a schoolteacher Tuesday (21 Apr)
  2. Wrong body for burial Thursday (23 Apr)
  3. Hunt for terrorist Thursday (23 Apr)
  4. Unclaimed body laid to rest Tuesday (21 Apr)
  5. Children watch senseless beating Monday (27 Apr)
  6. Fatal night out Monday (27 Apr)
  7. Man found unconscious, pronounced dead Sunday (26 Apr)
  8. Rights over freehold land Wednesday (22 Apr)
  9. PM's office receives 1000 complaints Thursday (23 Apr)
  10. Wife wished cancer for hubby Tuesday (21 Apr)