Updated at 18:30,22-11-2017

Lukashenka changes Belarus budget for 2015

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Aliaksandr Lukashenka has signed a decree #399 dated September 24 introducing changes into the national budget for 2015. The document was made public on September 30.

According to the AFN, the budget revenues increased by 6.6 trillion rubles, or 4.2% and amounted to 163.3 trillion rubles. Expenses increased by 11.9 trillion rubles, or 8.4%, to 152.9 trillion rubles.

It is reported that the cost increases will not affect areas such as health and education. Funding for these areas may be even slightly reduced.