Politics

Lithuanian parliament sends budget bill back to government for improvement

The Lithuanian parliament sent next year’s draft budget bill back to the government for improvement after the first reading on Tuesday. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius
Economy

Lithuanian PM looking for EUR 29.5m to raise government employees’ salaries

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says the Government is looking for LTL 102 million (EUR 29.5 million) in next year’s budget in order to raise salaries for government employees working under employment contracts. […]

President's Palace
Politics

Lithuanian President’s Office says draft budget for 2015 could be improved

The President’s Office commends the objective of the state budget to reduce social exclusion, ensure fiscal discipline and defence funding. However, it feels that the fight against underground economy has been inadequate. […]

Liudas Gumbinas ir Juozas Olekas
Defence

Lithuania’s defence budget to grow by third in 2015

Lithuania’s defence budget will grow by a third next year, according to the draft budget published on Thursday. […]