Rwanda. Pensioners welcome move to increase their benefits
Pensioners have welcomed the move by Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) to implement a presidential order increasing benefits for pensioned workers.
The Presidential Order increasing pension and occupational hazards benefits granted by Rwanda Social Security Board, which was published in official gazette on April 16, 2018, states that pension and occupational hazard benefits granted to the insured person cannot be less than Rwf13,000 per month.
The new scale came into force on Wednesday.
“Pensioners have instructed us to write a letter to the President of the Republic thanking him for pension increment because it had been over 15 years since any such increment was last effected,” said Modeste Munyuzangabo, the president of Rwanda Pensioners’ Association.
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