Labor Minister denied the rumors about the new pension reform

Labor Minister denied the rumors about the new pension reform


Moscow. July 5. Labor Minister of Russia Maxim Topilin said the lack of so-called “new pension reform”, which some media.

“No new pension reform, no. Why enter the public astray, calling the proposals of the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank about reformatting only the funded component of the new reform? Such proposals were not even discussed at the level of ministries,” – said Tuesday Topilin, quoted by the press service of the Ministry.

According to the Minister, the government “does not have solutions on entering the 2017 quasiparabolic savings at the expense of workers.” In addition, he found the idea of Finance and the Central Bank is strange given the lower incomes.

As noted in the press service, the Minister made the comment in connection with the publications of some mass media about the “new pension reform”. According to these reports, the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank introduced a new pension system reform, according to which citizens will be able to collect a pension in NPF.

The Ministry reminded that the Ministry is a Federal Executive authority performing functions of elaborating and implementing state policy and normative-legal regulation of pension provision.

“In 2012 the Russian government adopted the Strategy for long-term development of the pension system, its main provisions have already been implemented. It is primarily the so-called new pension formula – the new rules of calculation of pension, introduced in 2015,” – said the press service of the Ministry.