PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Anthony Bwalya says no one will be compelled to access part of their pension benefits if they feel they haven’t contributed sufficient funds to the account. Cabinet recently approved, in principle, the introduction of a Bill in Parliament to amend the National Pension Scheme Act No. 40 of 1996 so as to provide members of the Scheme an option to access part of the contributions before retirement. And speaking when he featured on the Hot FM, Tuesday, Bwalya said the move was not a populist decision but was done in the interest of the people. “Everything the President does is a matter of bare minimum. When the President talked about free education, some people argued that it wasn’t…...

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