Groisman said that the military will get an increase to pensions of at least 1.5 thousand UAH

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said at the hour of questions to the government in the Verkhovna Rada on 22 December that the military pensioners will receive an increase to pensions of at least 1.5 thousand UAH, the correspondent of «GORDON».

The Prime Minister said he supports increasing military pensions from 1 January 2018, regardless of the time of the adoption by Parliament of the corresponding law.

Groisman added that the government «immediately after the reform the overall pension system have moved to the formation of a new system of pensions for military personnel».

«We made the frame of this law, this system, which provides for the increase of pensions, the pension modernization for more than 550 thousand military pensioners», – said Groisman.

He also noted that the Cabinet of Ministers sent the draft law on pensions for the military Council of national security and defense of Ukraine, and it can then be submitted to the Parliament by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

«It is clear that those who have military service (that’s military pension) will be much more elevated than 1.5 thousands of… Must be provided with fair differentiated approach,» – said Groisman.

October 3, 2017, the Verkhovna Rada approved in the second reading and the whole government bill No. 6614 «On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning increase of pensions.» The Parliament also voted for the bill No. 6617 on amendments to the Budget code of Ukraine in connection with pensions.

11 October pension reform entered into force.

According to the Ministry of social policy, October 1, pensions are counted for 10.2 million people based on the individual indicators of the earnings and the insurance experience. The average size of payments amounted to 560 UAH.

November 7, MP from «popular front» Dmitry Tymchuk said that the government «forgot» about military pensioners, and small premiums received, only those who have lost the ability to work. He noted that a separate bill on this occasion, the Cabinet had to be paid before 1 November, but this «did not happen.»

Groisman said that the military will get an increase to pensions of at least 1.5 thousand UAH 22.12.2017

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