The Cabinet of Ministers may suspend a number of social programs

4 March 2014 15:46  9462608 063417
The Cabinet of Ministers may suspend a number of social programs

The Ministry of Social Policy is considering the suspension of some social programs.

This was reported by the Minister of Social Policy Lyudmila Denisova at a briefing in the Parliament, the "UNIAN" reported.

"Indeed, the deficit of the budget is 71.9 billion. We are making the calculations on which programs can be suspended. Today, there will be a meeting at the level of the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Finance, I will take part in it to determine the approaches, among other things, for the sequestration of the budget for 2014 and to hold talks with IMF on provision of funds for us" - Denisova said.

However, she stressed that the country is living in the mode of tight economy of means, above all, for the administrative apparatus.

"The country has no money. It was decided to reduce the number of government cars, not to buy new cars, not to buy furniture, laptops - strict mode of economy has been imposed" - the Minister said.

Recall that the Prime Minister Yatsenyuk, during the press conference with the business community, said that the government intended to review the budget for 2014 and to carry out its sequestration in amount of around 65-80 billion hryvnias.

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