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Parliament Passes Pension Reform

Ljubljana, 14 December - The National Assembly passed the government-sponsored pension reform act in a 49:35 vote on Tuesday, gradually raising the full-pension retirement age to 65 by 2026 in a bid to put the pension system on a sustainable footing.

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Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
Labour, Family and Social Affairs Minister Ivan Svetlik speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The president of the opposition People's Party (SLS) Radovan Zerjav speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The president of the opposition People's Party (SLS) Radovan Zerjav speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

Ljubljana
The president of the opposition Democrats (SDS) Janez Jansa speaks to the press following the vote on the pension reform in parliament
Photo: Tamino Petelinsek/STA

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