17.09.2012 LISTEN
By Ghana High Commission London

The Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning has embarked on an exercise to register all public sector workers and pensioners abroad.

The exercise is part of the government's policy to improve the payroll administration in the country.

All pensioners and public sector workers domiciled abroad, including Ex-service men, are to register in person at the nearest Consulate or Embassy by providing information and their biometric data which must include a passport size photograph, staff number, pension number, regimental number, date of birth, date of employment, ID number, retirement date and position held before retirement.

The information is to enable the Controller and Accountant General renew their status and process their pensions and salaries as appropriate.

In the United Kingdom, the exercise will commence on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 10.00 am at the Highgate offices of the Ghana High Commission (104 Highgate Hill, London N6 5HE) and end on Friday, October 19, 2012.

Ghanaian Pensioners, Ex-service men and Public sector workers domiciled in Scotland, Dublin and Bermuda are to contact the High Commission's Consulate to provide the above information for subsequent transmission to Accra.