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30 November 2022, 16:15

PM: People's quality of life is a priority for Belarusian government

MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) – People's living standards remain an unconditional priority for the government, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he addressed deputies of the House of Representatives and members of the Council of the Republic in the Oval Hall on 30 November, BelTA has learned.

“People's living standards remain an unconditional priority in the work of the government. This year we have made decisions to revise upward the base wage rate for state employees and the base salary for civil servants and military three times. In general, they have been increased by 7% and 14.5% respectively,” said Roman Golovchenko.

A number of additional measures were implemented: teachers, educators, social and cultural workers received an increase in wages. “These categories of workers will be in the zone of increased attention next year as well,” the prime minister stressed.

“Significant resources are aimed at maintaining the level of wages in healthcare. COVID-19 additional payments have been transformed into bonuses to all medical personnel,” Roman Golovchenko added.

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