MOSCOW, February 18. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting on the implementation of the Strategy for long-term development of Russian pension system. According to the press service of the government of the Russian Federation.
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The event will be attended by first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, Minister of labor Maxim Topilin, Ministers of Finance and economic development Anton Siluanov and Alexei Ulyukayev, the head of the Federation of independent trade unions of Russia Michael Shmakov and representatives of relevant agencies.
We are talking about long-term development strategy of the pension system of Russia until 2030, approved in 2012. This document specifies the directions and tasks for the development of Russia’s pension system, which must meet international standards and be appropriate to the economic development of the country. Among the main objectives is to guarantee a socially acceptable level of pension and long-term financial sustainability of the pension system.
A similar meeting on the implementation of this strategy, Medvedev in previous times spent a year ago on February 18, 2015.
The question of the pension system is one of the most sensitive for the society. Speaking earlier this month at the Congress of “United Russia” the Prime Minister assured that the government retain its objective provide a decent life for pensioners. Medvedev also said that from February 1 to 4 percent were insured indexed pension to all pensioners, except for working, and on the second this year the indexation of pensions, the government will take a decision on the results of development of economy in the first half.
In addition, in early February, the Prime Minister stressed that in developed in the government action Plan in the economy for 2016 “no raising the retirement age, about which much is spoken”.