Pension schemes concern senior citizens in Ba

Minister for Education Rosy Akbar and members of the senior citizens community in Ba. Picture: REINAL CHAND

SENIOR citizens in Ba have raised concerns about the Social Welfare Pension Scheme, which they claim has been stopped or decreased.

While meeting at a networking consultation with Minister for Education Rosy Akbar yesterday, some elderly welfare recipients claimed they were unaware of the changes made to the monthly allowance.

According to one recipient, his monthly assistance was stopped after the Social Welfare Department found that he had a land lease title.

Read the full story in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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