The cabinet at meeting about reduction twice salaries the prime minister - the minister, vice-the prime minister - ministers and ministers for the period from April 1, 2009 to January 1, 2010 in connection with world financial crisis on March 18 adopted the resolution.
With the offer to take the same steps the government addressed to People's Deputies and the president of Ukraine, reports a press - government service.
At discussion members of the government agreed to limit salaries only to that who holds political positions.
Members of the government didn't support the offer to cut down payments to officials of all levels and to employees of the state enterprises - monopolists, considering low level of salaries in these structures.
It is known that several weeks ago the parliament adopted the resolution about reduction twice salaries to the top management of the state and deputies.
In the secretariat of the president on Tuesday accused the government of the prime minister Yulia Timoshenko of non-performance of the tasks provided by acts of the Verkhovna Rada, in particular about reduction of salaries of the president, the prime minister and the speaker.