Prikhodko: the draft budget for 2016 was hard, but adequate

Prikhodko: the draft budget for 2016 was hard, but adequate


Work on the draft Federal budget were carried out in quite difficult conditions, said the head of Russian government office Sergey Prikhodko, expressing confidence that the document will be approved.

MOSCOW, 8 Dec. The draft Federal budget for 2016 was hard, but absolutely adequate to the current economic situation, said the head of Russian government office Sergey Prikhodko.

Tuesday in the Federation Council passes the annual meeting of Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko met with the state secretaries, in which participates the head of the government apparatus. He noted that the interaction of the government and legislators were on full display during the work on the draft Federal budget for 2016.

“This work, frankly, was conducted in a rather challenging, if not adverse, conditions — both external and internal. We were forced to move from three-year to annual cycle of budget planning. The budget was hard, but absolutely adequate to the current economic situation”, — said Prikhodko.

“Tomorrow the budget will be considered in the Federation Council, I am sure that it will be approved. We have subsequently jointly organize work on its unconditional implementation, to ensure the balance of the Russian economy and social stability,” he added.

The chief of the government staff also noted that in 2015 the state Duma had adopted the Federal law 384, of which 212 were submitted for consideration by the government.

“The State Duma at different stages is about 240 bills that are introduced by the government. Next week, 14 December, held a regular meeting of the government Commission on legislative activities, which we expect to discuss and adopt the plan of legislative work of the government in 2016,” — said Prikhodko.