Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has outlined a list of reforms Ukraine needs, including tax, judicial, law enforcement, healthcare, educational reforms, as well as capital amnesty.
"There is still a lot of work ahead. Its scope is clear – just look at the election programs of the president and the Servant of the People's Party," he said at an extraordinary congress of the Servant of the People's Party in Kyiv, an UNIAN correspondent reports.
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"The rest, everything that we promised people, we must fulfill 100%, and we will do it. We must fulfill with you," he said, adding "this is tax reform, capital amnesty, judicial and law enforcement reforms, quality education, healthcare system, and standard of living."
Minimum wage in Ukraine: background
- The minimum wage in Ukraine from January 1, 2020, increased by UAH 550 (US$20), to UAH 4,723 (US$171) per month, or UAH 28.31 (US$1.03) per hour.
- On August 6, President Zelensky initiated changes to the national budget to raise the minimum wage to UAH 5,000 (US$181) from September 1, 2020.
- On August 25, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, passed relevant bill No. 3963 in the second reading and as a whole.
- On August 29, Zelensky signed into law the bill to raise minimum wage from September 1.