The average cost of living in Kyrgyzstan for 2017 was determined. It made up 6, 240 soms. Government spokesman announced today at a meeting of the Parliament. In 2016, the figure was 5, 700 soms.
According to the Cabinet, the minimum wage in 2016 amounted to 1,600 soms, in 2017 it will rise to 1,800. Average wage in the current year amounted to 14,000 soms, the next year it will increase up to 16, 200.
Deputy Dastanbek Dzhumabekov asked the representative of the government: "Article 42 of the Constitution states that every citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic has the right to receive a salary not less than the subsistence minimum. How the government is going to solve this situation and improve it? "
A government spokesman said that the Ministry of Labour is working to improve the situation.