MINSK, 4 January (BelTA) – Large families and people in uniform should take an absolute priority when we talk about subsidized residential construction programs, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Deputy Prime Minister Anatoly Sivak and Architecture and Construction Minister Ruslan Parkhamovich to receive their reports on 4 January, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Lukashenko touched upon subsidized residential construction programs. "We try to support everybody. What does this support mean? Lending a helping hand is one thing. But we are talking about financial support. Any country has a shortage of cash. So do we. The money is even tighter given the situation we are in. Therefore, how do we act in the future? It is clear that large families, people in uniform take an absolute priority because they cannot earn more than we pay them. They have no right to make money on the side. Therefore, they must be supported to some extent," the president said.
The head of state asked about the proposals regarding the ways to subsidize housing construction. "First of all, which categories of the population should we provide support to," he said.