ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan presented specific indicators allowingdetermine the change in real wages for military personnel after June 1, 2019 - the entry into force of the decision of the Government of the Republic of Armenia on increasing the monetary allowance for the military.
So, according to the recording of the prime minister on his Facebook page, the regiment commander's salary increase was 23 thousand drams or 7%, the same allowance was increased by 7% or 20 thousand drams to his deputy, the battalion commander will receive 12% or 85 thousand drams more, and the salary of the company commander increased by 18% or 96 thousand drams, the platoon commander - by 18% or 72 thousand drams more. Starting from June 1, the salary of the senior ensign was increased by 38 thousand drams or 18%, and the monetary contract was increased by 18% or 30 thousand drams for the ordinary contractor. At the same time, as the head of government notes, these figures give only an approximate idea of the real increase in the salary of military personnel, since depending on the nature of the service, rank, these indicators can fluctuate in the direction of decrease or increase.
This issue will be quickly resolved, and their salary will be raised retroactively - from June 1, 2019>, wrote Nikol Pashinyan.As early as May 8, Nikol Pashinyan stated at the big press conference on the first anniversary of the assumption of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia that a lot has been done over the year of the new cabinet's activities. So, taking into account tax revenues to the budget in the first quarter of this year, the government revised its expectations for tax revenues by 62 billion drams or $ 129 million by the end of the year. Due to exceeding the tax revenues, we managed to increase the expenditure items of the budget. In particular, it was reported that from June 1, monetary allowance for military personnel will be increased by 20-30%, and from September 1, teachers' salaries will be increased. Another 5.7 billion drams will be used to provide housing for the military.