President Nasheed has assigned Special Envoy of the President, Mr Ibrahim Hussain Zaki, to oversee the government’s arrangements for providing a pension of Rf 2000 to people above 65 years of age and to assist Minister of Health, Dr Aminath Jameel in this undertaking.

Registrations of people who are eligible to receive the pension have begun today in all inhabited islands. The task is being carried out under the supervision of the National Social Protection Agency.