Nursultan Nazarbayev promised to raise pensions and benefits on the birth of children next year
Nursultan Nazarbayev promised to raise pensions and benefits on the birth of children next year (PHOTO)
During the solemn meeting in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev charged to the government to raise pensions and benefit in connection with the child's birth, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
"In commemoration of our 25th anniversary of independence I charge to the government to increase next year the sizes of pensions for 20% from 2016 level. This increase will cover 2,200,000 Kazakhstan citizens. Also I charge to increase the size of a benefit in connection with the child's birth by 20% since July 1, 2017. We have very high level of birth rate now – height 55% - it is necessary to us," the President of Kazakhstan said.
Social expenses of the country in 25 years grew from 26 million to 4,8 trillion tenge, in 180,000 times - it is 46% of the budget of the country.
Let's remind that the solemn meeting on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of independence of Kazakhstan was held in Astana. Deputies of parliament of Kazakhstan, owners of the state awards, representatives of Assembly of the Kazakhstan people, science, formation of medicine, the creative intellectuals and sport, leaders of religious associations, regional delegates from six areas of the country were participated in the meeting.