The post office threatened to cease delivery of pensions

Укрпочта грозит прекратить доставку пенсий

January may not receive his pension more than 4.5 million people

Delivery of pensions will be discontinued with the new year, if not until November, it approved a new tariff.

Ukrposhta will stop the delivery of pensions, if the new tariff it will not be approved. This was stated by Director General of Ukrposhta Igor Smelyansky in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine, published on Thursday, September 20.

“I would like to be as specific and candid: there will be adopted a new tariff for delivery of pensions until 1 November 2018, 1 January 2019 delivery of pensions Ukrposhta will be terminated. This means that more than 4.5 million people since January of 2019 may not get his pension, since the Pension Fund refuses to pay at least the cost of its delivery,” he said.

According to Smelyansky, the Ministry of infrastructure as the regulator has set a new tariff for delivery of pensions in November 2017, however, not agree on the Ministry of social policy and in the Pension Fund.

“I’ve waited a year, argued, negotiated, persuaded, while Ukrposhta “brought” myself 1 billion of losses on this service, but it could be a new sorting centers, car and a salary increase thereby postmen, which so often like to remember before the elections”, – said the head of the company.

We will remind, from September 10, the post raised tariffs on delivery of letters by 40%. Was also increased the cost of delivery of parcels without the declared value – 30% within region and 20% – in Ukraine.


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