Citizen bloc calls to include increase of retirement pensions within 2013 budget
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The parliamentary Citizen bloc called the Iraqi Parliament to include the project of increasing the retirement pensions within 2013 federal budget.
In a press conference attended by IraqiNews.com reporter, MP Abdul Hussein Abtan of the bloc said that “We demand to include the proposal of increasing the retirees’ pensions within the current annual budget.”
He added “We call the Government to speed up sending this proposal to the Parliament to be endorsed within the budget.”
“The application of this law will be retroactive even if its submission to the Parliament is delayed,” Abtan concluded.