The head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov on his page on Instagram criticized the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to cut the budget of the Republic in 2017. According to him, this decision raises “many questions” and it can not hold the leadership of the Republic.
“In previous years we have accepted all proposals of the Ministry of Finance. Despite the extremely difficult post-war situation, the Chechen budget was sequestered. We agreed with this. If and further will continue the practice of budget cuts, the Republic will not be able to develop, we will not be able to fulfill their social obligations”, – said Kadyrov.
According to him, in recent years in Chechnya, built tens and hundreds of modern social facilities, schools, medical institutions, which require costly maintenance. “It needs money”, – said the head of the Republic.
Kadyrov believes that the authorities should continue to abolished the Federal target program “Restoration of economy and social sphere of the Chechen Republic” because it “completely passed the procedure of protection” and “was very effective.
He also said that suggested in the draft budget the priorities, the development of which is of particular importance. “At the same time was instructed to keep strict control the issues of attracting investment, expanding the tax base,” – concluded Kadyrov.
Recall that since 2001, in Chechnya, Moscow was spent hundreds of billions of rubles. Up to this time to count the cost of Republic is impossible, since 2000, Chechnya was outside of the budget system of Russia. A significant portion of funds allocated Grozny within the framework of special programs.
The transfer of the government of huge funds of the Caucasian republics has often caused a hefty dose of criticism. Kadyrov has denied these allegations, and the existence of the Republic of money, he explained by the will of Allah.
Chechen leader also assured that in Grozny “there is not a single penny invested from the budget” – all allegedly built on borrowed funds philanthropists and investment. In 2014, Kadyrov noted that he had set out to make in five years, the Republic began to make herself and became a donor.