Retirees set to receive pensions through electronic bank cards

BAGHDAD, August 1 – Iraq’s Ministry of Finance began procedures on Tuesday to disburse pensions for civilian and military retirees for the month of August.

A statement received by 964 said:

“The Ministry confirmed that Rafidain and Rasheed banks, as well as the National Pension Authority, are expediting the completion of payment procedures for civilian and military retirees through electronic payment cards.

The Ministry calls on all civilian and military retirees who receive text messages to visit the bank branches and ATM locations in Baghdad and the governorates to collect their salaries.”