He waited for hours under the sun to receive his “pension.” The death of an elderly person shakes Kurdistan
In an incident that shook Iraqi Kurdistan, a 75-year-old retired employee was killed, Tuesday, after standing for a long time in queues to receive pensions in front of a bank, in the Sulaymaniyah Governorate.
And according to “Sky News Arabia”, the unfortunate incident opened again, the file of the suffering of retirees while receiving their salaries, and standing in queues of old men and women, in high temperatures for long hours, to the extent that many of them lost their strength, due to fatigue and tiredness from the long wait under the sun.
Civil and human rights organizations concerned with defending the elderly and retirees in the Kurdistan region are calling for the provision of modern and modern exchange and distribution mechanisms for their salaries, through bank cards or even the delivery of funds to their homes.
But the concerned government agencies continue to pay salaries, in general, according to “outdated” methods, which no longer fit the great development witnessed by the world of banking and banking, according to economic experts.
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