Azarov: Pensions and salaries are to be paid until December, 30
Mykola Azarov, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, has promised to finance welfare benefits until the end of this year. According to the Prime Minister, this week the payment of salaries, pensions and social benefits and scholarships was allocated. The amounts were sent to each of the regions of Ukraine. The politician informs of this on its personal page on Facebook.
«This week we managed to concentrate and direct in regions large amounts for salaries, pensions, scholarships and social allowances. Our task is to solve all the problems in this sector», - writes Azarov.
The Prime Minister gave instructions to the government to monitor the implementation of payments.
«We need to know about individual cases of non-payment in order to be able to settle the matter till December, 30. On January, 1, 2014, practically all population of the country will celebrate the New Year holidays, being on vacation. We hope by this time to provide our pensioners and workers with pensions and salaries», - Azarov said.
The decision on financing of public sector employees was adopted at the session of the Council of regions, which was held in the building of Administration of the President on December 25, 2013.