EOBI pension increased to Rs8,500 in a step towards 'PM's vision of welfare state': AwanArchive
The government has increased the Employees Old-Age Benefits Institution (EOBI) pension from Rs6,500 to Rs8,500, prime minister's aide Firdous Ashiq Awan announced on Thursday.
Taking to Twitter, she said the increase in the pension was a "manifestation of Prime Minister Imran Khan's concern for the poor and downtrodden segments".
"This is a practical step towards the establishment of a welfare state on the model of the state of Madina," the government's chief spokesperson added.
She the dream for an Islamic welfare state will be realised when the state takes care of its indigent classes "like a mother".
"The prime minister is working towards the completion of this very mission," Awan added.