Tiraspol, January 16. /Novosti Pridnestrovya/. In an interview with the First Pridnestrovian TV Channel, the Prime Minister Alexander Martynov explained what factors can affect the planned salaries and pensions increasing in 2021.
“If in the period from April to May the pandemic slowdown will be recorded, then this reserve will essentially remain untapped and we will use it according to its intended purpose. This in turn is salaries and pensions’ increasing. If we see, that the situation is remain unchanged, then, of course, for these purposes only a part of this reserve will be spent” Alexander Martynov noted.
On the assumption of the economic forecast, the wages and pensions’ increasing is planned. In 2021, the GDP (gross domestic product) recovery growth is expected by the 5.5% to the level corresponding to 2019.
According to the Prime Minister, if the forecasts are not realized, then, as in the previous year, the pattern of budget expenditure will be rebuilt. At which point money resources will be readdressed on coronavirus busting. In the spring it will become clear how the situation will develop in future.
The wages and retiring pensions of public sector workers’ increasing is planned from April 1, 2021. For this purpose, the budget has allocated 160 million rubles. What extent salaries and retiring pensions will increase will be determined by special committee of the Government’s representatives and the Supreme Council deputies.