Most of the spending budget of Moscow region for 2018 is of a social nature

Irina Smirnova

A large part of the budget funds in the Moscow region provided for social needs, said the Deputy Chairman of the regional government Irina Smirnova. Her words to the correspondent “” on Tuesday, October 17.

“I want to especially note that within the budget for 2018, I mean, not the consolidated budget and the budget of the Moscow region, nearly 70 percent goes to social expenditures,” — said Smirnov.

According to her, all capital expenditures of the budget increased by 12 billion rubles. She also said that next year only for repair of health care institutions will send four billion rubles. Thus, according to her, on behalf of the Governor Andrei Vorobyov, the capital repairs in health facilities will combine with the updating of equipment.

The Moscow regional Duma will begin consideration of the draft budget of the region for 2018 and the planned period 2019-2020 October 26.

Earlier Tuesday, Vorobyov said that the authorities of the Moscow region was provided in the budget for health care.158 billion rubles.

Yesterday it was reported that the Committee on prices and tariffs of the Moscow region as a result of its activities has expanded the coffers of the suburbs this year, more than 41 million rubles.