Bulgarian interim govt seeks funds for social support.

By bne IntelliNews March 21, 2013
The interim government of Marin Raykov has prepared a package of social measures that aims to support people with low incomes in the country, Capital daily reported. Some of the target groups that will benefit from the support include low income households and households with physically impaired children. The planned measures also include subsidies for employment. The exact amount of funds to be allocated for social support by the interim government is not known yet. Since its source will be budget funds it is yet to be defined whether and how much reserves there are to spend on extraordinary social support. Finance minister Kalin Hristov has already confirmed that the finance ministry will operate within the boundaries set in the budget law that was adopted by the previous government. He said that any extraordinary funds will be allocated only if such a spending has been planned by the previous government or there are reserves made available through optimisation of expenses.

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