Morozov: raising the retirement age is long overdue

Morozov: raising the retirement age is long overdue

In the state Duma on 18 June to discuss the social protection of doctors.

The state Duma Committee on health today, June 14, will discuss key provisions of the proposed pension reform. About it the correspondent of IA REGNUM, 14 June, said the head of the Duma Committee on health Dmitry Morozov (United Russia).

Today we are holding a Committee and will discuss the government’s proposals on pension reform, the initiative may already be submitted to the state Duma.Dmitry Morosaglia of the state Duma Committee on health protection

Complex changes are already overdue, the head of the Committee. He reminded that Russia is home to just under 150 million people, of which about 46.5 million — are pensioners.

“In 70-e years of a pensioner, had nearly four workers, and now two. The situation requires the development of solutions,” he said.

In this design, the pension can not only rise, they are hard to keep, he said.

“We need to achieve greater material well-being pensioners, we need to make to fulfill our goals high,” — said Morozov.

The head of the Committee also reported that on June 18 the state Duma held a round table meeting to discuss the status of doctor, legal protection, professional liability, social security.

“We will also discuss the guarantee of early retirement, generally I think this topic should be discussed in relation to each category of citizens, in particular with regard to the medical staff,” — said Morozov.

The government has proposed to raise the age of retirement in Russia to 65 years for men and 63 for women. The reform will be phased and will start in 2019, said Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.