Gvindadze: the Government is ready to increase pensions to $ 100
The head of the Georgian Ministry of Finance Dmitry Gvindadze said in an interview today that the Government will fulfill its promise to increase pensions to $ 100. As recalled by "Georgia-News", now the minimum pension is of 100 Georgian Lari - about $ 60.
"There is a political promise, and we'll keep our words. The growth of pension to $ 100 is our main goal", said Gvindadze.
He explained that now the country is working on a draft state budget for 2012 and the issue of pensions and the growth is being discussed in government and in parliament.
Finance Minister added that till the end of the year, they will decide on increasing pensions. "Pension Fund, as well as other costs, will be funded from tax revenues", said Gvindadze.