In February-March 2019 will be another increase in military salaries, and the current increase in salaries of the military, in September 2018, is a pre-election populism of President Petro Poroshenko.
Comments about this ГолосUA, said political scientist, Director of the Ukrainian Institute of policy analysis and management Ruslan Bortnik.
“Increasing military pay by 30% was included in the budget. Poroshenko is just trying to sell themselves to earn some trust from the members of the military and their families. And today we are talking about at least a million people,” – said the analyst.
According to Mr. Bortnik, well, increase the salaries of the military, this means that pensions for the military will increase.
“But too much of it smacks of pre-election populism, who likes to criticize our President. In the next year and as included in the draft budget in February-March, will rise further and the minimum wage and, accordingly, the salaries of the military”, – he said.
Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko enacted the decision of national security Council and defense of Ukraine concerning increase of salaries of military personnel, persons of private and command staff of police not less than 30 percent. The decree published on the presidential website.
The President has signed the Decree about introduction in action of the decision of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine regarding the proposals to the state Budget on financing of the national security and defense in 2019.
According to the decision of the NSDC the draft law of Ukraine “On State budget of Ukraine to 2019” must be provided for the costs of providing national security and defense of Ukraine in volume not less than the ones that were in 2018, as a percentage of gross domestic product.