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The Government approved the draft of “The state budget-2015”


On November 28, a regular Government sitting was held chaired by the Prime Minister Araik Haroutyunyan.
Before discussing the agenda items the Prime Minister spoke about telethon attaching importance to both material and moral assistance of every Armenian to the projects realized in homeland. He appealed the heads of departments to involve all the employees in the national fundraising.
During the session the Executive body discussed the draft law “On NKR state budget 2015” presented by the minister of finance and economy Spartak Tevosyan. According to him the state budget draft of 2015 has a social direction. 22 milliard is foreseen for the expenses of social sphere instead of 19 milliard 700 million of the current year. From July 1, 2015 minimum wage in the republic will be increased by 10 percent making up AMD 55000 instead of 50000.
250 million AMD is foreseen for organizing census of the population .
About 3 milliard 600 million AMD is foreseen for the agriculture sphere, 5 milliard 750 million AMD for the healthcare sphere. Sums foreseen for the spheres of education, science and culture have been also increased.

State assistance program 2015 of small and medium enterprises is aimed at the stabilization of the state economic growth.

The package of the law drafts was presented to the Executive’s discussion. Amendments were presented to the “Legal code”, the NKR law “On prosecutor’s office”, law “On human rights protector”, law “On the National Assembly’s regulations”, etc.

A number of government decisions refer to regulation of food sphere safety.

The government defined new order of rendering state assistance to the farmers and the cultivation of arable lands.

Some decisions adopted by the government concern the categories of persons having rights to get material assistance and monetary awards.

The law drafts endorsed by the government will be submitted to the NA’s discussion in accordance with the defined order.

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