Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the government should think about optimizing budget: decide what costs can be postponed in order to increase funding in other areas.Putin holds a meeting on economic issues
“You must think, of course, and on the optimization of budget expenditures, as we did in 2008-2009, so that some of the ways to increase funding, by some parameters to see what could be done in the longer term. We need more time to look at the priorities,” said Putin at a meeting on economic issues.
Participate in the conference, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, Deputy Prime Ministers Olga Golodets and Arkady Dvorkovich, head of the presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, aide Andrei Belousov, Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev, the Chairman of the accounts chamber Tatyana Golikova and the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina.
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