2019 salaries of servicemen will grow by at least 30%. About this on his page in Facebook wrote the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
“Voiced by me and supported by the national security Council initiative to increase allowances of the soldiers reflected in the Budget-2019, presented today by the Cabinet. Starting next year, the military salary will increase by at least 30%”, – he wrote.
We will remind, the Ministry of defence took the decision to increase salaries to the military from October 1, 2018.
At the moment cash security personnel of the first year of service is 7.5 thousand UAH, while the average salary in the country is 8.7 thousand UAH.
Therefore, the Ministry of defence propose to increase from 1 October 2018 the minimum cash collateral in the ordinary composition, up to 9 thousand UAH, and officers – to 15.3 thousand.
Poltorak appealed to the government to allocate 4.5 billion UAH to pay salaries to the military.