29. December 2019

"At the end of 2025, the average salary will be € 900 and pensions ranging € 430-440"

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic present the 'Serbia 2025' program in the Palace Serbia The program contains a plan of investment projects for the further development of the country over the next five years. "Serbia is today a fundamentally different country, stable and much more respected abroad, with an unemployment rate below 10 percent, for the first time at a single-digit rate, the country with one of the highest growth rates in Europe", Brnabic said. She underlined that Serbia is today a country where unemployment rate is below 10 percent, for the first time single-digit - 9.5 percent, which is constantly declining, while the average net salary is slightly higher than 500 euros and wages and pensions are constantly increasing. Brnabic added that Serbia is today a country that has entered a period of stable growth with one of the highest growth rates in this part of Europe. "This is something all citizens of Serbia should be proud of, because we were able to do this together. Today, we are here because Serbia can and deserves much better", Brnabic said. The 'Serbia 2025' program is worth just under € 14 billion, Brnabic said, noting that the Serbia 2025 program will be financed from the budget, but also from loans from international financial institutions, with which we will continue to cooperate. She stressed that none of the projects in the investment plan would jeopardize the country's macroeconomic stability. "We plan to continue reducing public debt, and the Government will form a body to oversee each project, or the overall Serbia 2025 plan, so that we can know at each moment where each dinar goes and how it is spent and how each project progresses", Brnabic said. "Serbia is on the verge of getting an investment rating today", Serbian Prime Minister added. The presentation of the country's development program over the next five years is attended by members of the government, directors of public companies, representatives of state institutions. At:

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