According to Shuvalov, the meeting on Tuesday it was found that the anti-crisis plan of the government executed almost in full, all legislation adopted by the Duma, but noted “some shortcomings”.
“This is due to a delay in the ministries and departments. And the Prime Minister gave three days to prepare the final version of the relevant documents”, — Shuvalov said (quoted by “Interfax”). He added that relevant documents will be released from the government” before the end of the week.
According to Shuvalov, one of the issues that were discussed at the meeting “quite dire”, was pharmaceuticals. “The Prime Minister gave the deadline until Thursday, when we have the final to submit it to the Prime Minister and the President — the final version, in what way it will be financed the activities for the provision of medicines in the second half of this year,” said Shuvalov.
“We’ll work tomorrow and the day after. The decision will be made on Thursday,” he added.
In addition, the meeting addressed issues of funding of individual activities the anti-crisis plan. “We closely watched what is happening in industry and what is happening in the labour market. The money was spent very carefully. In General, we believe that such policies and actions are completely justified actions”, — said Shuvalov.
He also added that the government had acted on the assumption that the first need was to evaluate the status of budget implementation in the first half, and then make decisions including on social issues.
The anti-crisis plan of the government, involving a number of measures to combat the economic crisis, was released in January 2015. In early November of last year, Medvedev made the remarks four Deputy Ministers, since the implementation of anti-crisis plan has been a breach of the terms of its implementation.