Maximus
Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Riga council passes budget with deficit

Dec 18, 2013
From wire reports, RIGA

 A majority of Riga council members passed the municipality's budget for 2014 on Dec.17 , setting a 4.3% or 31.5 million euro deficit.

The total income for Riga next year has been planned at 731 million euros and expenditures at 763 million euros.

Council leaders said the municipality's current priorities will remain - education, security, social aid, upgrading infrastructure.

A more specific priority - guaranteeing that all planned events go on as scheduled pertaining to the coveted title the city will hold as the European Capital of Culture.

A total of 11 percent of basic budget expenditures will be allocated for social protection -83.4 million euros. A total of 24.3 million euros is to be channeled for social benefits and 10.4 million euros - for social services.

 MORE NEWS
  • Russia offers opening for Kohv...
    Yevgeni Aksyonov, the defense lawyer appointed by the Russian state to represent E...
  • Candidates had outside help du...
    Latvia’s election campaigns ahead of the 12th Saeima elections were remarkab...
  • Birute Uhlan Battalion leaves ...
    A contingent of about 40 soldiers of the Lithuanian Grand Duchess Birute Uhlan Bat...
  • PA board quits ahead of Citade...
    The Latvian Privatization Agency board has resigned ahead of the pending 100 mi...
  • Poroshenko recalls Ukrainian a...
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has recalled the country's ambassadors...
  • Estonia to Poland in four hour...
    Transport Ministers in the Baltics have signed a major agreement over the futur...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.