Groysman promises to raise pensions from October

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s Prime Minister once again announced the start of pension reform
12:05, 3 April 2017

Press-service of the Cabinet of Ministers

In the frameworks of the pension reform in Ukraine, the pensions in Ukraine will be considerably raised from October. This was announced by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during the session of the government on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

“We know how to reform the pension system so it adheres to three criteria: just and deficit-free in the medium term perspective, that will enable us, I am sure of it, to raise pensions for Ukrainian citizens in October. We said that we could double minimum wages from January 1. We said the truth. And we did this together. Today I speak quite objectively. When carrying out the pension reform, that will be proposed by the government, I guarantee that we will considerably raise pensions for Ukrainians from October 1. For everyone. This is already a reality,” the Prime Minister said.

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