Groysman: the Pension reform will include an increase in pensions and the deficit reduction PFCs

Гройсман: Пенсионная реформа будет предусматривать увеличение пенсий и сокращение дефицита ПФУ

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during a speech in Bukovina medical University, 13.12.2016

Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman said that the pension reform will involve an increase in pensions and the reduction of the deficit of the Pension Fund of Ukraine. The head of government said on one of the TV channels, reports “Interfax”.

“I want to emphasize that the main task of our governments and Parliament, because we will need political support, is a systemic reform of the pension system, which will be accompanied, uniquely, by raising pensions…it will be a system that will produce no deficit in the Pension Fund and to reduce and make the system self-sufficient”, – he said.

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The Prime Minister added that it also intended to combat illegal employment, because it leads to the impoverishment of pensioners and those who work informally, then you will receive only the minimum pension.

We will remind, the Vice-Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko promised that the government will not agree to restrict pension programs and benefits.

Earlier, the Minister sotspolitiki Andrey Reva said, what is the problem of the Ukrainian pension system. The tax Committee expects that the Cabinet will soon present a concept of changes to the pension system.