a Seasonal discount of 50 percent for Belarusian pensioners for journey in trains of the regional lines will be extended for another one month. This became known during a visit June 21, Alexander Lukashenko in Gomel oblast, reports his press-service.

As already informed “the UNION”, the President opened Sunday regular movement of trains on the new electric road, and has personally estimated at the region level train comfort. During the trip, Lukashenka, in particular, reported that pensioners received treatment with a request to extend for a month, until October 31, the company provided a 50 percent discount for journey in trains of the local message. This measure, according to officials, the cost calculated, and prepared the draft regulatory legal act.

the Head of state has unreservedly supported the proposal. “So, today and decided, well,” he said approvingly.

every year, I remind news portals during seasonal agricultural works from may 1 to September 30 citizens who have reached retirement age are entitled to a discount of 50 percent of the fare in trains economy class. Foreseen by the decree, which was adopted nine years ago. Accordingly, States learned, in a short time the period will be extended for another month. Observers of the Agency say that this is the second in recent days the decision on additional assistance to pensioners.

Earlier, the head of Belarus had signed a decree to increase from July 1, labour pensions.