SIR â€” It is over six months since the 2004/5 financial year started. Pensioners were promised that their arrears would be cleared this year. the parliamentary committee on social services and the whole nation were assured of this by the ministry of Public Service.
Can someone tell us how far the payment process has reached? the committee should revisit this matter urgently. The Ministry of Public service also announced that sh760b was earmarked for salaries increment of civil servants starting July 1, 2004.
I hope corresponding increase in pensions will be effected as it has been in previous civil service salary increases. The state minister for pensions, Mrs Benigna Mukiibi, should clear the air on the matter.
Pensioners need to be assured