Spajic: We did not allow Montenegro to go bankrupt, we reduced public spending by 170 million euros

“Healthy public finances are the basis of a healthy state, and in just 100 days we have shown in action that we bring security to the citizens,” said Spajić.

Spajić, Photo: Government of Montenegro

The main task of the Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare and the entire Government is a better quality of life for all citizens, said the Minister of Finance and Social Welfare Milojko Spajić.

“Healthy public finances are the basis of a healthy state, and in just 100 days we have shown in action that we bring security to the citizens. We issued 750 million euros in bonds and did not allow Montenegro to go bankrupt. The documentation on that is completely public, accessible to everyone, this is a clean job for the good of the citizens and carried out in a legal way “, pointed out Spajić within the video campaign” I am signing “which is being realized by the Government on the occasion of 100 days of work

He added that they have already reduced public spending by as much as 170 million euros or eight percent of the entire budget.

“We will propose such a budget, it is an incredible success of this Government. We have shown responsibility, we will have the application of the program budget for the first time, to know where and how every cent is spent. We have achieved significant savings, and we have not reduced salaries, pensions, or the capital budget, or even subsidies and social benefits, “said Spajić.

According to him, taxpayers’ money will be directed to essential, not trivial and unnecessary things.

“We are returning the child allowance, we are increasing the minimum wage. We are working hard to make Montenegro a state of social justice, “Spajic said.

He also said that they had established a national airline.

“Montenegro will be sustainable on market principles. We are hiring people with professional references and he will be a worthy ambassador of the state in the world “, stated Spajić.

The Minister also said that they started a wave of return of young people and intellectual potential from abroad, and that they are building a better future for the country with domestic wisdom.

“We are also fighting for the economy to be better. In the first package of measures, there is about 165 million euros of support, and every fifth citizen received one-time assistance. These are the results of the Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare in just 100 days, but they testify that we are on the way to making Montenegro better, fairer and richer. I am signing, “said Spajic.