Groisman explained how the pension increases will affect housing subsidies

Increase of pensions in Ukraine is envisaged from October 1, 2017, will not affect the implementation of the programme of subsidies for housing and communal services and fuel purchase. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.

“With regard to social protection, in particular subsidies, the state has all the tools to ensure this high level. We promised it did in the past heating season, we will do this in the next heating season. The state will take care of those who need support”, – quotes the Prime-Minister press-service of the government.

We will remind, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the draft pension reform and submitted it to the Council reforms. According to the draft, pension in Ukraine will increaseand the retirement age will remain almost unchanged. At the same time for some categories of Ukrainians will cancel the special conditions of retirement.