The IMF approved a pension reform

The international monetary Fund and the world Bank have expressed their support for a government bill on the reform of the pension system, which was developed in the Ministry, said in a statement on the Government portal.

“Point in the negotiation process put the Prime Minister of Ukraine who directly participated in the negotiations with the Chairman of the IMF mission Ron van Roden. The result of the negotiations was the adoption of a balanced, comprehensive document, based on best global experiences and giving answers to those challenges and problems that are acute today before the Ukrainian state and society”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the Ministry expressed gratitude to the professionals of the International monetary Fund and the world Bank for assistance in the work on the bill.

We will remind that on may 17 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the draft law on the reform of the pension system.

The bill provides for changes of insurance and the preservation of the age of retirement.