Minoski: Pensioners to be paid the promised pension increase in December

Skopje, 28th September 2016 (MIA) - Pensioners will be paid the promised pension increase of Denar 670 in December this year.

This was announced by Minister of Finance, Kiril Minoski, today while elaborating on the 2017 Draft Budget before the members of the Financing and Budget Commission.

- Promised pension increase will be paid in December with the November pension. More than 300,000 will be paid around Denar 670 increase, or 5% increase in average, Minoski said.

He also said that pension increase would be linear for all pensioners, being the highest at those pensioners receiving pension lower than Denar 9,000, when the increase in this case accounts for 8%.