No plans to change retirement age in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan.27
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Uzbekistan has denied the speculations about the alleged upcoming change of the retirement age in the country.
"The appeals from citizens regarding the alleged upcoming change of the retirement age in the country have become more frequent recently," said the ministry.
Currently, amendments to the law 'On state pensions provisions' in the section of the statutory age of retirement are not being considered, said the ministry. "These assumptions are nothing more than disinformation and rumors."
The retirement age for men and women in Uzbekistan is 60 and 55, respectively.
Currently, there are over 2.8 million retirement pensioners in Uzbekistan, according to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population.
The country's population totals 31.5 million.
Edited by SI