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Experts Call for Rise in Retirement Age

Bled, 7 June - Financial experts debated the need for a reform of the pension system at Bled on Thursday, agreeing that the retirement age should be raised to tackle the ageing of the population. Furthermore, extensive reforms of state expenditures for pensions and health care are needed to prevent public finances from collapsing.

Bled
Robert Holzmann of the World Bank and other participants at an international conference on pension reform.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Bled
Finance Minister Andrej Bajuk (left) and Robert Holzmann of the World Bank at an international conference on pension reform.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

Bled
Robert Holzmann of the World Bank at an international conference on pension reform.
Photo: Tinkara Zupan/STA

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