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Universities will receive the promised sums on Monday, Minister of Education tells trade unions

Minister Galin Tsokov
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Caretaker Minister of Education Galin Tsokov has assured that the nearly 20 million euros earmarked in the budget for higher education will be transferred to the universities tomorrow, CITUB President Plamen Dimitrov told BNR. In this way, the salaries of the associate professors will reach EUR 1,050 retroactively from January 1.

Additionally, another 20 million euros were agreed upon, the decree for which will also be voted on Monday, according to the assurance of acting Prime Minister Dimitar Glavchev. The sum will be used to raise the remuneration of all university employees.

CITUB has withdrawn its union structures from tomorrow's protest of those employed in higher education, Plamen Dimitrov also said.



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