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General Mayor of Chisinau, Dorin Chirtoacă, received Johan Mathisen, IMF Resident Representative in Moldova
During the meeting Johan Mathisen mentioned that the activity of the International Monetary Fund in Moldova is focused on three domains: fiscal, monetary and structural. The parties touched upon the issue of increase in tariffs for utilities. Mr. Mathisen mentioned that the IMF's position is that the utility tariffs should cover the costs and should allow for a continuous functioning of the enterprises.

In this regard, Johan Mathisen  recommended to the Chisinau administration to increase the tariffs gradually, increasing at the same time the subsidies for socially vulnerable groups of population. Also, the IMF representative suggested an elaboration of a targeted nominal compensations system.

In the same context, the General Mayor Dorin Chirtoacă stated that he will inform the municipal structures about the discussion had with the IMF Resident Representative in Moldova, so that the said issue to be eventually discussed at one of the sittings of Chisinau Municipal Council.