Budget expenditures in 2016 in support of the President will be reduced

Budget expenditures in 2016 in support of the President will be reduced


According to the draft budget for 2016, published on the website of the state Duma, the budget allocation in the direction of “ensuring the functioning of the President of the Russian Federation and his administration” in 2016 will be reduced by approximately one billion rubles.

MOSCOW, 24 Oct. The draft Russian budget for 2016 calls for a reduction in the amount of about 1 billion rubles, compared with earlier approved cost parameters for support of the Russian President and his administration, while increasing the cost of the Prime Minister, his deputies and the apparatus for 246 million rubles.

According to the draft budget for 2016, published on the website of the state Duma, the budget allocation in the direction of “ensuring the functioning of the President of the Russian Federation and his administration” in 2016 it is planned in volume 9,322 billion, which compared to previously approved volumes less than 1,025 billion.

Budgetary allocations for the functioning of the Prime Minister and his deputies, in the government office in 2016 is planned to amount to 5,947 billion, which compared to previously approved volumes more on 246,1 million rubles. The increase was due to higher expenditures for remuneration of labor of officials of the government, including in connection with increase of their numbers, the document says.

The budget assumes a decrease of 5.1 billion rubles of expenses in the direction of “Russia’s Investigative Committee”, next year they are planned in the amount of 32,87 billion.

Also increased compared to previously approved at 2,669 billion rubles of budgetary allocations in the direction of “State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation”, in 2016 they are planned at $ 10,129 billion.