JEA votes in favor of amendments to pension fund System

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AMMAN — The General Assembly of the Jordan Engineers Association (JEA) has approved amendments to the pension fund system proposed by the association. اضافة اعلان

The results of the vote were announced by the chairman of the supervisory committee overseeing the voting process, Ahmed Al-Ghazo. Out of a total of 3,435 engineers who participated in the vote, 2,274 voted in favor of the amendments, a local media outlet reported.

Voting processRegistration for the General Assembly and the vote on the amendments was open from 10am to 2pm, with 3,687 engineers registered to participate.

The general assembly had discussed the amendments prior to the voting boxes being opened, with the voting process lasting from 3pm to 6pm.

‘Saving the fund’JEA President Ahmad Samara Al-Zoubi expressed thanked the General Assembly for its vote in favor of the amendments and for taking responsibility for participating in saving the fund.

He noted that with the approval of the amendments by the General Assembly, the association completed an important and critical stage in the process of approving the amendments and sending them to the government authorities for approval.

Expedite retirement proceduresZoubi also highlighted that an executive plan had been developed to expedite procedures to put the retirement fund on the right track, along with a series of austerity measures approved by the council of the association, restructuring the management of the retirement fund, and the investment policy of the fund.

These measures would help the fund continue to fulfill its obligations to retired colleagues.

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