The Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk is sure about that having made the ministers higher salaries, will make the possibility to overcome corruption practices between the government members.
As the Honcharuk explained, for many years in Ukraine officials received several thousand hryvnas in shadow, they stole tens and hundreds of millions of dollars or received salaries in envelopes.
“They didn’t need an official high salary, because they officially became pathetic, behind the scenes they robbed the country and people. Ukrainians were simply deceived. We have stopped the vicious practice of shadow schemes and kickbacks in the government” Honcharuk Wrote in Telegram.
According to the Prime Minister, the current ministers is the first that who live like the representatives of any civilized state, so they paying taxes, also The salary data received by the ministers is completely open.
“Now we see a lot of speculate of the salaries of government workers. Please do not do that, However we understand this. In some cases, ministers in December received delayed payments for several months, government will provide the details with explanations. We are completely understand the increased attention to this, but this is the only right way. This is an integral part of overcoming corruption in the government” Honcharuk said.
The Prime Minister is confident that servants of all levels should receive a decent salary so that they are not tempted to abuse their official position, But they should always remember the inevitability of punishment for official abuse – this is the only way the government will work efficiently.