Georgia's state budget to allocate over 25 million lari to gather grape crops
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 18 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Roughly 24.7 million lari will be allocated from Georgia's state budget to collect grape crops and develop winemaking in 2009, deputy finance minister Papuna Petriashvili said at joint Georgian Parliament's meeting of the committee on agrarian issues and committee of branch economy and economic policy on June 18.
While submitting project of amendments to the budget, the budget will increase 312 million lari, he said.
"The budget increased owing to reduction of administrative expenses. Released sums will be directed to infrastructure and social projects," Petriashvili said.
According to project of amendments, expenses of coercive ministries, the ministry of finance, president's administration and chancellery of the government reduce. Financing of the ministry of agriculture, the ministry of labor, the ministry of health and the ministry of social protection, as well as regional projects increase.
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