Kuwait meeting to discuss reform on pension funds, social security systems

KUWAIT: The Sultanate, represented by the Civil Service Employees Pension Fund (CSEPF) and the Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI), is participating in the 17th meeting of heads of GCC civil retirement and social insurance authorities. The two-day meeting will discuss a number of issues, including the study of reform on civil pension funds and social security systems in the GCC countries and the evaluation and examination of mechanisms for the development of Unified System of Extending Insurance Protection Coverage. The meeting reviewed the recommendations of the seminar on challenges and risks faced by the civil pension and social security systems held in Kuwait in 2017, and the joint media awareness project for the Unified System of Extending Insurance Protection Coverage, in addition to the statistical indicators on the number of registered employees in the system. — ONA