Groysman promises a balanced budget of the Pension Fund in seven years

Until 2024 the Pension Fund of Ukraine will not be a deficit in 2017 is about 140 billion. This will happen under condition of carrying out radical reform.

On this day, February 17, promised Prime Minister Vladimir Groisman, preeda UNIAN.

“We need to overcome the Pension Fund deficit, which now stands at around 140 billion. It’s a challenge, but I know how to overcome it. With the right approach we will be able to 2024 to achieve deficit-free budget of the Pension Fund. We offer solutions, and ask for his support. From this decision will benefit citizens”, – assured the head of government.

The nuances of the new pension reform Groysman promised to present “in the coming months.”

Previously, the government claimed that during the reform to raise the retirement age at the request of the IMF will not. But the Fund said that Kiev has already agreed to this. The IMF also demands to freeze for the next few years, the minimum wage at the level of 3,2 thousand UAH. The government also rejected this idea, because then “freeze” of the Pension Fund and reduce the deficit will be even harder.