Official: PM expects spending on new PutinТs strategy at 8 tln rbl
MOSCOW, May 8 (PRIME) -- Candidate for the post of prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has estimated spending on Vladimir PutinТs 2024 economic development strategy at 8 trillion rubles, Deputy of the State Duma, parliamentТs lower chamber, Yury Afonin told PRIME on Tuesday.
УFrom the point of view of fulfillment, Medvedev made a rough estimate that it will require 8 trillion rubles. Our estimate, voiced by Gennady Andreyevich (Zyuganov, the Communist Party head) is about 10 (billion rubles), even slightly more,Ф Afonin said.
He also said that the sources of the funds to be spent under the program are unclear yet and the legislative system needs reforms in order to find them.
Putin ordered the government on Monday to ensure RussiaТs entry into the top five of global economies, a higher than global rise of the national economy and inflation not exceeding 4%, among other goals, such as a 50% reduction of the poverty level, a stable growth of real disposable income and a rise in pensions above inflation.
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