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Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency

Several pensioners go without pay since three months in Mohmand Agency
May 17, 2017

GHALANAI, 17 May: Several retired government employees in Mohmand Agency are faced with financial crisis as they were not being paid their pension since last three months.
The pensioners including Ghulam Hussain Muhib, Sultan Muhammad, Yousuf Khan and others said that earlier they were withdrawing their pensions from the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) branch in Shabqadar. However, they said the bank staff told them to open accounts in their respective areas to avoid rush. “We daily visit the UBL branch in Upper Mohmand to open account, however, the bank staff makes several excuses to open account,” they added.
Moreover, the pensioners said that due to online system accounts of several pensioners were not opened as their thumb impression were not verified.
They demanded of high authorities to take solid steps for payment of their pensions.

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