Demographic Fund arriving, shortfall in pension system likely to persist

Ljubljana, 22 September - The Demographic Fund, a new overarching state fund designed to pool all state assets to shore up the pension system, is looking close to materialising after years in the making. While the principal idea is to secure extra funding for pensions, the figures suggest much of the burden may remain on the state budget.

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