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Moldovans working in Greece to get pensions

10:55 | 03.12.2021 Category: Social

Chisinau, 3 Dec. / MOLDPRES /-Promulgation decree and Law for ratification of Agreement on social security between Moldova and Greece were published in the Official Journal today.

Under the document, Moldovan citizens who are employed or have worked in Greece will benefit from a pension in that state when they reach retirement age.

The agreement with the Hellenic Republic was signed on 8 September. The document establishes a framework of social security guarantees for migrant workers from Moldova.

The entitled persons will benefit from old-age pensions, disability pensions caused by general illnesses, pensions and disability benefits due to accidents at work or caused by occupational diseases, survivor's pensions.

According to the provisions, each contracting state shall pay the part of the pension calculated in proportion to the period of insurance completed in its territory. Thus, the person will benefit from the benefits obtained in the country in which he carried out his activity, on the territory of the state of residence.

So far, Moldova has signed social security agreements with 16 states, 14 of which are in force.


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