Up to 78 percent increase in officials’ salaries, which is much more than MKD 1000 that the Government led by SDS and Kovachevski will give to pensioners and students in just a few months. It is a real electoral bribe that humiliates the citizens. Costs for the people, increased salaries for government officials, VMRO-DPMNE spokesperson Marija Miteva told a press briefing on Thursday.
“While the government uses the state budget for bribery, according to the data of the official institutions and the decision of the Constitutional Court with a coefficient of 4.5 multiplied by last year’s gross salary which was MKD 47,000, Prime Minister Kovachevski, who until March received a salary of MKD 88,260, the past 9 months receives a salary of MKD 156,000, or a raise of 67,740 Mk denars. MKD 67 thousand higher salary for Kovachevski, and MKD 1000 for the people as an election bribe,” said Miteva.