Ukrainian Politics, Economics

 Ukraine’s Government and IMF to develop general strategy for reforming country’s pension system, Vice Prime Minister Rozenko says

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko met with representatives of the IMF mission headed by Ron van Roden.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the government's press service.

According to the report, the discussion was focused on the comprehensive reform of Ukraine's pension system, balancing and overcoming the Pension Fund budget's deficit.

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The vice prime minister elaborated on the steps taken by the government during 2015 - early 2016 aimed at regaining order in the pension system of Ukraine.

"Despite the lack of formal signatures, we were making progress in implementing the program which was previously agreed with the IMF. We have been meeting and will keep meeting our commitments under the pension system reform since we are well aware that it is vital for Ukraine and Ukrainian citizens first of all," Pavlo Rozenko said.

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The parties agreed to jointly develop a general strategy for the soonest pension system reforming, as well as coordinate immediate steps aimed at restoration of order in the pension system and overcoming the deficit of the Pension Fund that should be taken by the end of this year.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n388321