BAGHDAD / The National Pension Board responded on Saturday to reports of the existence of deductions of retirees' salaries by the 2019 budget.
The organization said in a statement received by "Eye of Iraq News", "social networking sites are talking false news about the existence of deductions in the salaries of retirees and talk about the law of social insurance."
"Therefore, we would like to remind all retirees not to listen to these malicious rumors because their aim is to obstruct the progress achieved in all areas and confuse the citizens."
The head of the National Retirement Authority, Ahmed Abdul Jalil al-Saadi, according to the statement, "the absence of any deduction now and in the budget of 2019 and that the Commission continues to pay regular pensions."
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