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Lithuania: Current budget bill ‘insufficient’ for welfare state

Monday, October 28, 2019

The budget bill the Lithuanian government has put before the country’s parliament is an insufficient step towards a welfare state, President Gitanas Nausėda said in an interview with the business daily Verslo Žinios. “In its existing form, I consider the next year’s budget bill an important, though insufficient, step for Lithuania moving towards a welfare state,” he said. Nausėda underlined that raising pensions, child benefits and wages were “a necessity,”…