The members of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia will be the first to feel the positive effects of our NATO membership, Minister Shekerinska said in a statement she gave in Prilep.
“This year, by raising the budget by 15%, we managed to solve 2 long-standing problems – for the first time in years, the salary of all ARM members has been increased by 10%, and two months ago, the payment of the duty shift allowance started for the first time.
NATO membership will mean a better, more modern and better paid Army. Therefore, I am convinced that in the Municipality of Prilep and in other municipalities, the citizens will make the choice on 30 September, which will make Macedonia a country with NATO and European perspective, increased security, higher investments, better salaries, more jobs ” the Minister stated.
In the barracks in Veles, together with the Chief of the General Staff, Vasko Gjurcinovski, the Minister paid a visit to the Training and Doctrine Command, where she talked with the conscripts and was introduced with the basic training of the newly enlisted 125 professional soldiers currently being conducted in this barracks. In “Mirche Acev” barracks in Prilep, the Minister visited the members of the Artillery Battalion.