17 July 2019,   07:41
2019 Budget - Deputy Minister of Finance responds to criticism of opposition on bureaucratic expenditures

Giorgi Kakauridze, the Deputy Minister of Finance and Parliamentary Secretary has introduced the project of the National Budget for the next year.

According to Giorgi Kakauridze, it is planned to reduce the current expenditures and apply to the infrastructure projects.

The deputy minister said that the last year"s optimization has saved 100 million dollars.

Giorgi Kakauridze responded to criticism of opponents who say that bureaucratic expenses are not reduced. According to Kakauridze, the increased budget is caused by the increase of salary of policemen by 250 GEL.