OVER K5 MILLION PAID OUT TO FIRST BATCH OF RETIRED PUBLIC SERVANTS


April 28, 2022 - 572 views
Ninety two retired public servants from 15 government agencies have been paid out at a cost of K5.7 million.
They were paid in Pay 8 and are the first batch, as the public service retirement exercise continues.
Secretary for Department of Personnel Management Sansan Taies says they were paid once their names had been validated and verified by DPM.
The retirees are from West New Britain Provincial Health Authority, Central Provincial Health Authority, Port Moresby General Hospital, Enga Provincial Health Authority, Eastern Highlands Provincial Health authority, National Health Department, Gulf Provincial Administration, Department of Justice and Attorney General, Constitution & Law Reform Commission, Public Solicitor’s
Office, National Museum and Art Gallery, Department of Agriculture and Livestock, Department of Foreign Affairs AND Trade, Central Provincial Administration and Southern Highlands Provincial Administration.
Ms. Sansan says the retirement exercise has been ongoing since 2019 of which over 2,596 public servants have so far been paid out at a cost of K114 million.
This year the government has allocated K200 Million in the 2022 annual budget to retire aging public servants.

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