Putin instructed the Governor of Tver to resolve the issue with salaries

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the Governor of the Tver region Igor Rudenya. Archival photoPutin instructed the Governor of Tver to resolve the issue with salaries© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Governor of the Tver region Igor Rudeni to resolve the issue of wage arrears to workers of enterprises – not only bankrupt and no longer working, but existing, reported on the Kremlin website.

On Tuesday, the President held a working meeting with the head of the Tver region. During the meeting, Putin asked about the amount of debt on a salary. Rudest in the answer has informed that now the debt is the lowest, which was in the region; according to him, today it is about 60 million rubles.

«It’s the old companies that went bankrupt or not working. We have this process under control. As for the public sector and the other sectors, this is on special control,» he continued.

Putin in response said that «we are not talking only about those businesses that went bankrupt, there are operating businesses». «Look again and work with the owners», — he said.

The head of the region assured that all will definitely check it out.

Speaking about the financial performance of the region in the current year, Rodina reported a decrease of debt on commercial loans. He said that the decline has reached the level of 56% in the structure of domestic debt, in 2016 paid almost three billion rubles of debt to businesses and banks.

Putin mentioned that the growth of average monthly nominal accrued wages in the region amounted to 110.3 per cent in the first nine months.

«Yes, we carry all the decrees, which we are commanded to follow the minimum wage. And so we had wage growth in the public sector, we are the last changes to the budget adopted in November, and the next year laid a growth of at least 4.2 per cent, to the wages were not less than the minimum wage,» said Rodina.