The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili, announced at the government session that the pension is to be increased.
“The volume of pensions will increase next year. From January 2022, the pension for persons under 70 will be 260 GEL, and for persons aged 70 and over – 300 GEL. In highland settlements, the pension for persons under 70 years of age is 312 GEL, while for persons aged 70 and over it will be 360 GEL. The monthly 22-GEL and 44-GEL assistance to war veterans will increase to 100 GEL,” the PM said.
Garibashvili also noted that next year the budget envisages an increase in salaries in the public sector by about 10%, adding that the salary will keep growing: it will not be a one-time change but will increase in the coming years.
By Ketevan Skhirtladze