Quezon City
3 September 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III graced the 55th founding anniversary celebration of the Social Security System (SSS) where he commended the agency’s efforts in securing its members’ future through pensions, loans, insurances and other benefits.

President Aquino said that SSS is the fortress of every Juan and Juana Dela Cruz in times of needs and trials. He also congratulated the bureau for its success in terms of earnings where its investment income is raised to 30 billion pesos in 2011 with a total of 7.1 percent increase compared to the 28 billion peso-earning in 2010.

Furthermore, the President congratulated the SSS employer-members and partner banks that won in the Balikat ng Bayan Awards for 2012. He then announced that he had already approved and signed the anniversary bonus amounting to ten thousand pesos for each SSS employees.

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