Groysman initiates investigation into delays in pension payments

Groysman initiates investigation into delays in pension payments

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Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has stated that an internal investigation must be conducted within the Pension Fund of Ukraine regarding delays in pension payments in July.

The Prime Minister stated this at a government meeting with representatives of the Pension Fund, the State Treasury, the Finance Ministry and the Social Policy Ministry, the government’s website reports.

"I am concerned about reports from regions that there are delays in pension payments. Personal responsibility [of the Pension Fund heads] - to fulfill obligations to retired persons and resolve the situation until the end of the week. In addition, there should be an internal investigation into the actions of the Pension Fund heads, as well as the [Fund’s] heads in the regions,” Groysman said.

There have been delays in pension payments in Kyiv and some other cities since July 21.

As reported, the Pension Fund stated that pension payments in July were delayed due to a deficiency in cash receipts of a single social contribution and assured that all pensions this month will be fully financed.

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