FORMER Ministry of Labour permanent secretary Chanda Kaziya says former president Edgar Lungu’s cabinet actually approved proposed amendments in terms of the National Provident Fund as well as NAPSA penalty waivers, adding that what remained was the enactment of a law. Meanwhile, Labour Commissioner Givens Muntengwa says early access to pension contributions for NAPSA members is still being considered and will be made public soon. On Tuesday, President Hakainde Hichilema assented to the National Pension Scheme Bill which provides for an option to claim for one off-age benefits by a member under the prescribed minimum pensionable age of 36 under the existing fund. In an interview, Kaziya said the PF government started that process, adding that even cabinet approved it…....

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