Local budget spending in first half of 2009 made KZT 967.9 bln
ASTANA. August 18. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Local budget spending in the first half of 2009 amounted to KZT 967.9 bln; Kazakh Minister of Finance Bolat Zhamishev said today at the Governmental session. According to him the amount of unused budget funds against the same period of the last year increased by KZT 3.3 bln and amounted to KZT 44.3 bln. The following functional groups of expenditures having main budget non-fulfillment are: housing and utilities infrastructure - KZT 14.2 bln, education - KZT 6.6 bln, healthcare system - KZT 5.0 bln, transport and communications - KZT 4.8 bln, culture, sport, tourism and information space - KZT 3.4 bln. The Minister also informed of that relevant transfers amounted to KZT 312 bln was transferred to the local executive bodies from the national budget whereas KZT 292.3 bln was used only (or 93.7 per cent). The sum of unused budget amounted to KZT 19.7 bln.