the head of the Ministry of defence of Lithuania, Juozas Olekas showed in the Seimas amended the law On confirmation of financial indicators of state budget and municipal budgets, which offers even In the current year to increase defence spending by 130 million litas (37, 6 million euros), told news Agency today, on 20 June, in the Lithuanian Seimas.
the bill proposed to allocate to the Ministry of defense appropriations in the amount of 85 million litas. The main source of these funds is projected this year, increasing excise fees. Also proposed to increase the budget privatization Fund and from it to allocate an additional defense 45 million litas.
" Changes of legal acts prepared taking into account the need to increase financing of the defense because of the changing geopolitical situation and the situation of security in the European Union After the Russian aggression in Ukraine to fulfill obligations to NATO and the installation of a prisoner on March 29, 2014 contract of political parties of the Saeima " On the strategic fundamentals of foreign policy, security policy and defence of the Republic of Lithuania " to consistently increase the funds for the defense order in 2020 they reached 2% of GDP ", - is reported in the justification of the increase in defense expenditures.
in the revised state budget 2014 revenues along with the resources of the EU would be 26 billion 158, 4 million litas, appropriations for the expenses and the purchase of the property - 27 billion 118, 4 million litas (allocations would exceed the costs of 960 million litas). Because of the proposed changes, the lack of budget In the current year would have increased by 20 million litas.
After submitting changes to the state budget will be considered in the order established by the bylaws of the Sejm. The main Committee during obgovarivaju of the project assigned to the Committee on budget and Finance, and more - all committees of the Saeima. Preliminary date of the first discussion at the meeting of the Parliament on 10 July.