The IMF and the World
Bank have expressed their support for the government bill on pension reform,
which was elaborated by the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine on commission of
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.
A final point in
the negotiations was direct participation of the Prime Minister of Ukraine in the
meeting with the IMF Mission Chief for Ukraine Ron van Rooden.
The talks resulted in the adoption of a balanced, comprehensive document, based
on best international practices and providing answers to those challenges and
problems that are urgent for the Ukrainian State and the society.
The Ministry of
Social Policy also expresses its gratitude to the professionals from the IMF
and the World Bank for their assistance in the work on the above mentioned
We consider it
appropriate to publish original letters of the World Bank and the International
As was previously
reported, on May 31, during a meeting of the Government, Minister of Social
Policy of Ukraine Andrii Reva
announced the bill on the pension reform had been backed by the World Bank
citing relevant letter addressed to the Ministry.
Letter from International Monetary Fund
Letter from World Bank