The minimum pension in Ukraine from October 1 may rise to 1452 UAH, but not before 1373 UAH, as previously planned. This broadcast radio ЭраFM said the Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko.
“At today’s meeting with MPs, with the leaders of the factions to discuss pension reform, made another important decision that we are ready, and we have the resources to 1 October, the minimum pension is not increased to 1373 UAH, as previously planned, and the minimum pension rose to 1452 UAH”, – he said.
“That is, the minimum pension could grow from 60 UAH, and at 140”, he added.
According to Rozenko, 8 million pensioners, the pension which depends on the minimum will get a more substantial increase.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that the minimum guaranteed pension in Ukraine, in the case of the adoption of the pension reform by the Verkhovna Rada to increase by 11 per cent to $ 1452 UAH.
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